Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2024.
World J Gastrointest Endosc. Feb 16, 2024; 16(2): 91-97
Published online Feb 16, 2024. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v16.i2.91
Figure 1
Figure 1 Colonoscopy shows an apparently benign, circumferential rectal narrowing 6 cm above the anal verge.
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Figure 2 First endoscopic stricturotomy using argon plasma coagulation. A: Tissue ablation at stricture edge using argon plasma coagulation; B: The diameter of the stricture increased.
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Figure 3 Ballon dilation using Foley catheter. A: Stricture site dilation to 25 mm with Foley balloon (15 mL water); B and C: A 25 mm anal dilator passes through smoothly.
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Figure 4 Second endoscopic stricturotomy with argon plasma coagulation. Complete resolution of the rectal stricture.
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Figure 5 Follow-up colonoscopy after endoscopic treatment. The luminal narrowing resolved completely without evidence of recurrent rectal stricture four months after the endoscopic treatment.