Lymphoid hyperplasia causing recurrent rectal prolapse.


Journal Article

An 8-year-old girl had a 5-month history of recurrent rectal prolapse. On colonoscopy, two submucosal masses were noted in the distal rectum and diagnosed by biopsy as benign lymphoid hyperplasia. These were excised by limited dissection superficial to the submucosa, and the histologic diagnosis was confirmed. The child has done well after removal of the nodules, with no subsequent prolapse for more than 2 years.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rittmeyer, C; Nakayama, D; Ulshen, MH

Published Date

  • September 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 131 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 487 - 488

PubMed ID

  • 9329437

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9329437

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-3476

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-3476(97)80086-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States