Primary small Bowel volvulus.

Paras, KP and Ashish, K and Ashwani, K and Pankaj, G and Nikhil, M and Arun, G (2013) Primary small Bowel volvulus. Journal of Surgical Academia, 3 (2). pp. 80-82. ISSN 2231-7481

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Intestinal obstruction is a common surgical condition. It may be small bowel or large bowel obstruction. Small gut volvulus is rare in adults and usually presents with acute intestinal obstruction. We here report two cases with primary small bowel volvulus who presented with acute intestinal obstruction. The gangrenous gut was resected and end to end anastomosis done at laparotomy.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Abdominal distension; air fluid levels; emergency laparotomy; gangrenous bowel; volvulus.
Journal:Journal of Surgical Academia
ID Code:6732
Deposited By: Mr. Muhammad Wafi -
Deposited On:16 Dec 2013 07:28
Last Modified:14 Dec 2016 06:42

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