TITLE

Caecal volvulus

AUTHOR(S)
Sharma, Neel; Glassman, Daniel
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jul2008, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p413
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the medical examination given to a 58-year-old man who is having a severe colicky abdominal pain in Great Britain. The abdominal examination shows a diffuse abdominal tenderness and notable peritonisim, while the computed tomography scan shows a large distended loop of bowel in the region of the cecum. Therefore a diagnosis of caecal volvulus has been assigned to the patient and an emergency laparotomy has been conducted.
ACCESSION #
33319460

 

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