alexa Rectosigmoid Endometriosis Mimicking Cancer: Presenting
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Case Report

Rectosigmoid Endometriosis Mimicking Cancer: Presenting with Intestinal Obstruction

Ying-Li Lin1 and Chao-Hung Yu2*
1Department of Family Medicine, Changhua Christian Hospital, Taiwan
2Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Changhua, Christian Hospital, Taiwan
Corresponding Author : Chao-Hung Yu
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal medicine, Changhua
Christian Hospital, Taiwan
Tel: 886983901948
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: December 15, 2015; Accepted: January 04, 2016; Published: January 11, 2016
Citation: Lin YL, Yu CH (2016) Rectosigmoid Endometriosis Mimicking Cancer; Presenting with Intestinal Obstruction. Fam Med Med Sci Res 5:197. doi:10.4172/2327-4972.1000197
Copyright: © 2016 Lin YL, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Abstract

Endometriosis is a common benign gynecological disease in women of reproductive age with a variety of clinical presentations ranging from asymptomatic to intractable and intolerance. Intestinal involvement occurs in 3% to 37% of patients with pelvic endometriosis, and rectosigmoid colon is the most frequently involved site [1]. Involvement of the gastrointestinal tract may mimic primary gastrointestinal carcinoma. Bowel obstruction is rare because it usually involves the serous layer, sparing the mucosa. We report a case of a 43-year-old woman presented with gastrointestinalsymptoms of bowel obstruction as the first manifestation of disease and highlight the diagnostic difficulty.

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