Cecal Leiomyoma: Can We Attempt Endoscopic Resection?
A 51-year-old woman was referred to gastroenterology clinic for screening colonoscopy. At the initial visit, the patient reported intermittent episodes of rectal bleeding for the last few months prior to the visit. She noted bleeding was painless and admixed with stools. She denied any prior abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or altered bowel habit. She did not report any changes in appetite or weight.

Her past medical history was significant for hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and vitamin D deficiency. She did not undergo any surgical procedures in the past. There were no gastrointestinal malignancies diagnosed in her immediate or distant family members. She never used tobacco products, alcohol or recreational drugs. She was not allergic to any medications....