Caecal volvulus

Sharma, Neel; Glassman, Daniel
July 2008
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jul2008, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p413
Academic Journal
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.


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