Primary rectal linitis plastica: Report of two cases and a review of the literature

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Plastic linitis, Primary rectal tumor

Abstract

Primary rectal linitis is a rare tumor which mostly affects young patients. The definite diagnosis is based on the histologic examination of deep biopsy samples. It is mostly diagnosed in advanced stages, which worsens the prognosis. In this report, two cases of primary rectal linitis plastica will be presented and discussed in light of the literature.

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2020-01-02

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Case Report

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Abdelouhab E, Azız K, Rım B, Souıkı T, Toughraı I, Mazaz K, Ibn Majdoun El Hassanı K. Primary rectal linitis plastica: Report of two cases and a review of the literature. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2020 Jan. 2 [cited 2022 Oct. 4];4(1):96-8. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/581349