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Pan Afr Med J. 2014 Sep 9;19:21. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2014.19.21.3902. eCollection 2014.

A rare cause of intestinal obstruction: ileosigmoid knot.

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Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medecine and Pharmacy in Fez, Univerity Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, CHU Hassan II, Fez, Morocco.

Abstract

Intestinal obstruction is common surgical emergency; ileosigmoid knot is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction (a loop ileum and sigmoid colon twisted around each other in a knot). We recorded a three cases in HASSAN II hospital in the last 3 years.

KEYWORDS:

Intestinal obstruction; ileosigmoid knot; sigmoid colon

PMID:
25584132
PMCID:
PMC4286229
DOI:
10.11604/pamj.2014.19.21.3902
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