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Anterior Rectal Duplication Cyst: A Rare Case Report

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1101418    947 Downloads   1,289 Views   Citations


Introduction: We present an unusual case of an anterior rectal duplication cyst in a 9-month-old male infant. This rare variant of rectal duplications is presented with acute urinary retention. The diagnosis is challenging and multiple differential diagnoses can be considered. Varied clinical presentations and imaging characteristic of this rare entity are discussed. The awareness of this variant leads to the early diagnosis and the curative resection.

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Taori, K. , Gour, P. , Patwa, D. , Rathod, J. , Disawal, A. , Hatgaonkar, A. , Bakade, A. , Kasat, A. and Kamble, C. (2015) Anterior Rectal Duplication Cyst: A Rare Case Report. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-4. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101418.


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