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Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 32, Issue 6, pp 417–418 | Cite as

Rectal perforation by impacted fecaloma—a new mechanism proposed

  • Amit Narang
  • Sachin Mittal
  • Pradeep GargEmail author
  • Sourabh Aggarwal
  • Jaspreet Singh
  • Kaviraj Kaushik
  • Surender Verma
Letter

Keywords

Diverticulitis Intraluminal Pressure Fecal Impaction Constipate Patient Acute Inflammatory Reaction 
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References

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    Abella ME, Fernández AT. Large fecalomas. Dis Colon Rectum. 1967;10:401–4.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Craft L, Prahlow JA. From fecal impaction to colon perforation. Am J Nurs. 2011;111:38–43.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Falidas E, Mathioulakis S, Vlachos K, Archontovasilis F, Villias C. Stercoral perforation of the sigmoid colon. A case report and brief review of the literature. G Chir. 2011;32:368–70.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Indian Society of Gastroenterology 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amit Narang
    • 1
  • Sachin Mittal
    • 1
  • Pradeep Garg
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sourabh Aggarwal
    • 1
  • Jaspreet Singh
    • 1
  • Kaviraj Kaushik
    • 1
  • Surender Verma
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryPost Graduate Institute of Medical SciencesRohtakIndia

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