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Mucosal Sequestration with Mucocele Formation Following a Colonic Resection

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Orthopedic Surgery
General Surgery

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Description:

Colonic mucosa may become sequestered during a surgery on the colon. This mucosa can secrete mucus which will form a mucocele if it cannot drain. A mucocele can easily be clinically mistinterpreted if the patient has a history of colon cancer.

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