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International Journal of Colorectal Disease

, Volume 27, Issue 8, pp 1121–1122 | Cite as

Misdiagnosis of an atypically located inflamed proctodeal gland mimicking deep infiltrating endometriosis

  • G. A. BernhardtEmail author
  • K. Gruber
  • M. Glehr
  • M. Asslaber
  • G. Gruber
  • H.-J. Mischinger
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Endometriosis External Anal Sphincter Uterosacral Ligament Perianal Abscess Rectovaginal Septum 
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Notes

Acknowledgment

Many thanks to Peter Kullnig from the Diagnostic Center Graz for providing us the MRI and for useful discussion. Many thanks to Eugenia Lamont for editing the manuscript.

Conflict of interest

The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Bernhardt
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • K. Gruber
    • 2
  • M. Glehr
    • 3
  • M. Asslaber
    • 4
  • G. Gruber
    • 2
    • 3
  • H.-J. Mischinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of General Surgery, Department of SurgeryMedical University of GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryDistrict Hospital of WeizWeizAustria
  3. 3.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryMedical University of GrazGrazAustria
  4. 4.Institute of PathologyMedical University of GrazGrazAustria

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