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Chirurgia 2004 August;17(4):143-6

Copyright © 2004 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Combined obstruction of the colon: caecal volvulus and carcinoma of the sigmoid colon

Agaoglu N.


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Caecal volvulus is a rare cause of large bowel obstruction. A case of caecal volvulus associated with carcinoma of the sigmoid colon is presented. The patient underwent subtotal colectomy and was discharged from the hospital in good health.

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