Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Apr 26, 2024; 12(12): 2116-2121
Published online Apr 26, 2024. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v12.i12.2116
Small intestine angioleiomyoma as a rare cause of perforation: A case report
Teng-Yuan Hou, Wei-Juo Tzeng, Pei-Hang Lee
Teng-Yuan Hou, Wei-Juo Tzeng, Department of General Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
Pei-Hang Lee, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
Author contributions: Hou TY designed the report; Lee PH analyzed the histological images; Tzeng WJ analyzed the data and wrote the paper; All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Wei-Juo Tzeng, MD, Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of General Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No. 123 Dapi Road, Niaosong District, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan.
Received: January 8, 2024
Peer-review started: January 8, 2024
First decision: January 23, 2024
Revised: February 13, 2024
Accepted: March 25, 2024
Article in press: March 25, 2024
Published online: April 26, 2024
Core Tip

Core Tip: Here we report the first case of angioleiomyoma in the small intestine with a complication of perforation. This type of complication is extremely rare as the last published report of a perforation complication related to angioleiomyoma was published 30 years ago in Russian.