Q) Patient with generalized ill health and pyrexia has a mass in the right iliac fossa with a history of blood-stained mucoid diarrheia? Most common etiology in this case would be ?
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Amoeboma is partially treated amoebic infection of the caecum
It mostly presents as a mass in RIF and causes confusion with malignancy.
Such a patient is highly unlikely to have a carcinoma because altered bowel habit is not a feature of right-sided colonic carcinoma.
Ref Bailey page 58