fecalith

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fecalith

[′fek·ə‚lith]
(medicine)
A hardened piece of fecal matter formed in the intestine or vermiform appendix.
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* Early diagnosis is crucial, since SC may present with a spectrum ranging from impacted fecaloma associated with localized inflammation to colonic perforation.
CT shows a calcified mass in the cecum ((d), arrow) and fecalomas within the appendix ((e), arrow).