Acute ileal perforation caused by radiation enteritis after restoration.

We report the case of a 61-year-old man who was administered preoperative chemoradiotherapy for advanced rectal cancer. The patient underwent ultra-low anterior resection with ileal diversion, followed by ileal restoration. Perforation was detected nine days after restoration, and he underwent a right hemicolectomy. Histologic evaluation indicated ileal perforation caused by acute radiation enteritis. PMID: 32972095 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Coloproctol Source Type: research

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