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Cecal volvulus in giant ventral hernia.

Reznichenko AA, Macaluso F, Zulim R - Int J Surg Case Rep (2015)

Bottom Line: Both of these types require a mobile cecum and presence of right colon to occur.It is generally accepted, that mobile cecum is a congenital condition, but in certain situations, particularly after prior intraabdominal surgeries, cecum may lose fixation points and potentially become vulnerable to twisting.Challenges in management of this exceptionally difficult patient were discussed.

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Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Tulare Regional Medical Center, CA 93274, USA. Electronic address: areznik9@yahoo.com.

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CT sagital view showing tremendous amount of free air and distended cecum.
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Cecal volvulus in giant ventral hernia.

Reznichenko AA, Macaluso F, Zulim R - Int J Surg Case Rep (2015)

CT sagital view showing tremendous amount of free air and distended cecum.
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fig0020: CT sagital view showing tremendous amount of free air and distended cecum.
Bottom Line: Both of these types require a mobile cecum and presence of right colon to occur.It is generally accepted, that mobile cecum is a congenital condition, but in certain situations, particularly after prior intraabdominal surgeries, cecum may lose fixation points and potentially become vulnerable to twisting.Challenges in management of this exceptionally difficult patient were discussed.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Tulare Regional Medical Center, CA 93274, USA. Electronic address: areznik9@yahoo.com.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus