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Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 347–349 | Cite as

Hemangioma of the rectum: CT appearance

  • C. Pérez
  • J. Andreu
  • J. Llauger
  • J. Valls
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Abstract

An 18-year-old man who had severe recurrent rectal bleeding and hematuria was found to have a diffuse cavernous hemangioma of the rectosigmoid. A computed tomographic (CT) study was indicated to evaluate tumor extension and therapeutic possibilities. CT scanning revealed a large mass with phleboliths throughout the true pelvis and nodular indentations in the rectosigmoid wall involving the dome and posterior wall of the bladder. A nonhomogeneous and subtle enhancement of the lesion was noticed after injection of contrast medium.

Key words

Cavernous hemangiomas Sigmoid colon CT, abdominal Abdomen, calcification Angioma 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Pérez
    • 1
  • J. Andreu
    • 1
  • J. Llauger
    • 1
  • J. Valls
    • 1
  1. 1.Servicio de Radiodiagnóstico, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant PauUniversidad AutónomaBarcelonaSpain

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