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2009, Volume 25, Number 2, Page(s) 047-049     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2009.00972
Submucosal Lipoma of the Rectum: A Case Report
Ülkü KÜÇÜK1, Erdener ÖZER2, Turgut ANUK3
1S.B. Iğdır Devlet Hastanesi, Patoloji Bölümü, IĞDIR, TÜRKİYE
2Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, İZMİR, TÜRKİYE
3S.B. Iğdır Devlet Hastanesi, Genel Cerrahi Bölümü, IĞDIR, TÜRKİYE
Keywords: Lipoma, Colon, Rectum

Lipoma of the colon is the most common non-epithelial benign tumor of the colon, although it is very rare. We report herein a case of rectal submucosal lipoma in a 44-year-old woman who had a rectal polipoid lesion detected during rectal examination and colonoscopy. Histological examination confirmed the diagnosis.

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