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Colonic bleeding due to rupture of an isolated iliac artery aneurysm into a caecal carcinoma.
  1. D. Aladgem,
  2. A. Mazor,
  3. H. Kashtan,
  4. N. Ostrzega,
  5. Y. Barak,
  6. T. Wiznitzer
  1. Department of Surgery A, Ichilov Hospital, Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel.

    Abstract

    We describe a case of a fistula between an atherosclerotic aneurysm of the right common iliac artery and a caecal carcinoma, causing massive colonic bleeding. A fistula between a true aneurysm and a carcinoma of the colon has not to our knowledge been previously reported. Various aspects of this case are discussed from a pathogenetic point of view.

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