Chronic Abscesses of the Ano-Rectum

  • N. J. Georgiadis
  • B. Leoutsakos
Conference paper

Abstract

The late Lockhart-Mummery described in 1923 a chronic type of submucous abscess of the rectal wall which could simulate a malignant growth such as a sarcoma by the lack of typical symptoms and mainly by its thickened walls.

Keywords

Sarcoma Encapsulation 

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Bibliography

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  3. Lockhart-Mummery, J. P.: Diseases of the Rectum and Colon. London: Bailliere, Tindall and Cox 1923.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. J. Georgiadis
    • 1
  • B. Leoutsakos
    • 1
  1. 1.AthensGreece

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