62-Year-Old Man With Weight Loss and Abdominal Pain

Lassi, Nisha K.; Anavekar, Nandan S.; Loftus, Conor G.
August 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2007, Vol. 82 Issue 8, p993
Academic Journal
The article presents the case of a 62-year-old man who was admitted at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for weight loss and abdominal distention. He had undergone an abdominoperineal resection and chemoradiation for rectal cancer two years before presentation. The patient admitted that he had ended up colostomy and he constantly changed his colostomy appliance over 6 times a day instead of one to two times because of increased output from the stoma.


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