August 2007
Gut;Aug2007, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p1071
Academic Journal
The article offers information about the findings of a laparostomy in a patient who had Lowe syndrome with features of bowel obstruction and weight loss. It was found that during operation, a 20 centimeters section of ileum was packed with metallic objects protruding through the serosa, together with the ileoileal fistulae and ileocacecal. The affected ileal segment was resected and the caecal fistula was closed. The specimen was full of metal parts and a magnet which the patient ingested.


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