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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 347-350

Mesenteric inflammatory pseudo-tumour of the small intestine presenting with intestinal obstruction in a child: Case report and literature review


1 Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
2 Department of Pathology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Toshiaki Takahashi
Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2-1-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8421
Japan
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.143165

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We report a case of mesenteric inflammatory pseudo-tumour of the small intestine in a 4-year-old boy admitted with intestinal obstruction diagnosed from histopathology of 8 cm × 7 cm × 5 cm mass resected at laparotomy. We reviewed the literature and recommended complete resection with thorough histopathologic evaluation and long-term follow-up.


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