Small bowel obstruction secondary to caecal tumour

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Nausea/vomiting. Right iliac fossa mass.

Small bowel obstruction with multiple dilated loops of small bowel. The cause was noted as a large caecal mass which infiltertaes the terminal ileum, with multiple enlarged regional pericolic lymph nodes.

Case Discussion

The caecal mass was confirmed on biopsy as carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 6135
Published: 1st May 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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