A 14-year-old female presented with one episode of bleeding per rectum. Her general and physical examination was unremarkable except that a hard pedunculated polyp was palpated in the rectum about 7 cm from the anal verge. The mass was non-tender, had a slightly irregular surface and could be pulled near to the anal opening. There was no bleeding on touch.
To read this article in full you will need to make a payment
Purchase one-time access:Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
One-time access price info
- For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
- For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'
Subscribe:Subscribe to Surgery
Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
Already an online subscriber? Sign in
Register: Create an account
Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect
- Primary rectal teratoma: EUS features and review of the literature.Gastrointest Endosc. 2000; 51: 353-355
- Pathology.in: 2nd ed. JB Lippincott, Philadelphia1994: 957-959
- Benign solid teratoma of the fallopian tube with rupture into the rectum.Dis Col Rectum. 1976; 19: 167-171
- Malignant teratoma with fistulous communication to the rectosigmoid.Am J Proct. 1977; 29: 51-55
Published online: November 09, 2007
Accepted: May 1, 2007
© 2008 Mosby, Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.