- Small bowel obstruction secondary to intramural haematoma: 2 case reports. // Reactions Weekly;8/27/2011, Issue 1366, p30
The article describes two case reports on older men who received treatment with warfarin but developed small bowel obstruction secondary to intramural haematoma.
- A transmesenteric congenital internal hernia presenting in an adult. Edwards, Hellen McK; Al-Tayar, Haytham // Journal of Surgical Case Reports;Dec2013, Vol. 2013 Issue 12, p1
Congenital internal hernias (CIAHs) are a rare cause of small bowel obstruction in adults. We present a case of transmesenteric CIAH in a 32-year-old male. The clinical examination and computed tomography scan were interpreted as intestinal obstruction, and only an emergency laparotomy revealed...
- Eosinophilic colitis presenting as a left-sided... Box, J. Craig; Tucker, Jeff // American Surgeon;Aug97, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p741
Presents a study on a case of eosinophilic colitis leading to a left-sided colocolonic intussusception and subsequent large bowel obstruction. Case report of patient with eosinophilic colitis; Histological criteria for eosinophilic gastroenteritis.
- Small bowel obstruction due to broad ligament hernia: computed tomography findings. Brion, B. Barbier; Daragon, C.; Idelcadi, O.; Mantion, G.; Kastler, B.; Delabrousse, E. // Hernia;Jun2011, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p353
We report a case of surgically confirmed small bowel obstruction due to hernia through a defect in the broad ligament. Multi-detector computed tomography (CT) demonstrated the presence and the precise location of this very unusual internal pelvic hernia. Those CT findings are presented here.
- Prednisolone withdrawal. // Reactions Weekly;4/7/2012, Issue 1396, p33
The article describes the case of a 59-year-old man who had been self-medicating with over-the-counter (OTC) prednisolone for arthritis, experienced relative adrenal insuffiency (RAI) resulting to prolonged ileus following prednisolone withdrawal.
- Duodenal web associated with malrotation and review of literature. Eksarko, Polikseni; Nazir, Sharique; Kessler, Edmund; LeBlanc, Patrick; Zeidman, Michael; Asarian, Armand P.; Xiao, Philip; Pappas, Peter J. // Journal of Surgical Case Reports;Dec2013, Vol. 2013 Issue 12, p1
Intestinal obstruction due to midgut malrotation in neonates is well known. The incidence of malrotation in newborns is around 1:500 and the symptomatic incidence is 1:6000 births. Duodenal web as a cause of intestinal obstruction is less common and is reported to be 1:10 000â€“1:40 000....
- Meckel's diverticulum. Minford, Joanne; Abusanad, Osama // Pulse;9/19/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 30, p31
A case study of a 20 year old boy suffering with closed loop obstruction by a band associated with a Meckel's diverticulum is presented.
- Gallstone ileus: correlation between computed tomography, double-balloon enteroscopy and intra-operative findings. Hartemink, Koen J.; Hepp, Suzanne M.; Pieters-van den Bos, Indra C.; Van Weyenberg, Stijn J. B. // Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift;Dec2010, Vol. 122 Issue 23/24, p720
Gallstone ileus is an uncommon cause of small bowel obstruction, affecting mainly elderly patients. We report a case of gallstone ileus in an 88-year old female patient. The correlation between computed tomography, double-balloon enteroscopy and intra-operative findings is discussed, as well as...
- Left Side Appendicitis with Midgut Malrotation in an Adult. Birnbaum, David Jérémie; Geffroy, Yann; Goin, Géraldine; Balandraud, Paul // Journal of Surgical Technique & Case Report;Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p38
Midgut malrotation (MMR) is a congenital anomaly referring to either nonrotation or incomplete rotation of the primitive intestinal loop around the axis of the superior mesenteric artery during fetal development. Adult MMR is rare and majority of MMR in adults remains asymptomatic throughout...