Annals of Colorectal Research

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Successfully Treated Pediatric Patient With Megarectum by Vertical Reduction Rectoplasty

Ibrahim Akkoyun 1 , *
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1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey
Article information
  • Annals of Colorectal Research: September 1, 2014, 2 (3); e25208
  • Published Online: September 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: September 11, 2014
  • Accepted: September 15, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/acr-25208

To Cite: Akkoyun I. Successfully Treated Pediatric Patient With Megarectum by Vertical Reduction Rectoplasty, Ann Colorectal Res. 2014 ; 2(3):e25208. doi: 10.17795/acr-25208.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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