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Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2001;23(1): 45-48.
내시경적 점막절제술로 확진한 직장 바리움 육아종 1 예 ( A Barium Granuloma of the Rectum which was Diagnosed by Endoscopic Mucosal Resection )
정인섭(In Seop Jung),김영석(Young Suk Kim),차상우(Sang Woo Cha),천갑진(Gab Jin Cheon),천영국(Young Guk Cheon),유창범(Chang Beom Rhu),김진오(Jin Oh Kim),조주영(Joo Young Cho),이준성(Joon Seong Lee),이문성(Moon Sung Lee),진소영(So Young Jin),심찬섭(Chan Sup Shim)
A barium granuloma of the colon and rectum is a rare complication of radiologic examination of the digestive tract using barium. This complication is exceptional. During the enema, the ungula may ulcerate the mucosa which is blown up secondarlly by the barium, Clinically, the granuloma presets as a hard polyp like a malignant tumur. So, the recognition of this entity is important because it can mimic other lesions induding a neoplastic process endoscopically. Moreover, hisologiaa1 findings, though they may be characterlstic, often go unnoticed with routine techniques only. The authors report a barium granuloma of the rectum which was djagmosed by endoscopic mucosal resection and radiographic study of the paraffin block, (Korean J Gastrointest Endose 2001;23:45-48)
Key Words: Barium granuloma , Endoscopic mucosal resection , Paraffin block
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