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Mesenteric Lipoma: A rare Presentation with acute intestinal Obstruction

Sanjay Kala, Abhishek Mangla, Avinash Yadav, Sujeet Singh

Keywords : Acute abdomen, Intestinal obstruction, Mesenteric lipoma

Citation Information : Kala S, Mangla A, Yadav A, Singh S. Mesenteric Lipoma: A rare Presentation with acute intestinal Obstruction. Journal of Medical Academics 2021; 4 (2):57-58.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11003-0103

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 22-10-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Introduction: Lipomas are slow-growing, lobulated, soft, mobile mass, usually found subcutaneously but can be found anywhere in the body. Case description: Our hospital presented with a case of mesenteric lipoma causing acute intestinal obstruction. Patient had a large tumor on the mesenteric border of ileum which was resected and on histopathology came out to be a mesenteric lipoma. Discussion: Mesenteric lipoma presenting as acute intestinal obstruction is a rare instance with very few cases being reported so far around the globe. Conclusion: Though mesenteric lipoma causing intestinal obstruction is rare. But from this case report we conclude that it should be considered as a differential diagnosis when patient presents with acute abdomen or intestinal obstruction.

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