A 52 years old man with Cecal vovulus (A case report)

Sadrizadeh, Ali and Rajabi mashhadi, Mohammad taghi and Ravanbakhsh, Monire and Ghorbanian, Ehsanolah (2014) A 52 years old man with Cecal vovulus (A case report). medical journal of mashhad university of medical sciences, 57 (2). pp. 522-525.

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Abstract

Introduction: Cecal volvulus is an uncommon cause of large bowel obstruction in developed countries. Cecal vovulus is the second most common type of colonic volvulus, accounting for 10 � 40 of colonic volvulus and 2 of all cases of adult intestinal obstraction. Case report: We presented a case of cecal vovulus in 52 years old man. In this case Cecum was twisted axialy and severely distended with patchy gangrenous areas, but there was no perforation. Conclusion:In most cases of Cecal vovulus  resection by hemicolectomy is favoured, except in patients with a viable cecum and high degrees of comorbidity. In these cases cecopexy may be considered.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Medical J Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mjmums mjmums
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2017 15:50
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2017 15:50
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7117

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