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2023 Jan 23

Surg Case Rep



Gangrenous ischemic colitis localized to the cecum: a case report.


Tateno K, Motegi Y, Ogawa H, Suga K, Okada T, Osone K, Katoh R, Ubukata Y, Saito H, Hara K, Sakai M, Ogata K, Sohda M, Murakami C, Shirabe K, Saeki H
Surg Case Rep. 2023 Jan 23; 9(1):9.
PMID: 36689043.


Ischemic colitis affects the left colon in elderly individuals and localization on the right side, especially in the cecum, is rare. We report a case of gangrenous ischemic colitis localized in the cecum of a patient undergoing hemodialysis.