colonic volvulus

colonic volvulus

volvulus or spasmodic contraction involving any portion of the colon, causing colic. The most common types are cecal volvulus, sigmoid volvulus, and transverse colon volvulus.
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8) Rarely, the condition may require surgical interventions like colectomy, hepatopexy, or laparoscopic colopexy if the patient develops complications like refractory ileus, colonic volvulus, or bowel ischemia.
Colonic volvulus associated with Chilaiditi's syndrome: report of a case.
2] Sigmoid volvulus contributes around two-thirds of all cases of colonic volvulus.
Endoscopic misdiagnosis included colonic invagination in one patient and partial colonic volvulus in another; notably, there were colonic malignancies in both patients.
Caecal volvulus is the commonest colonic volvulus after sigmoid.
Sigmoid volvulus is the most common large bowel volvulus in adults; in children, however, colonic volvulus is uncommon.
Together, sigmoid and cecal volvulus represent more than 90% of cases of colonic volvulus.
1] Colonic volvulus commonly affects the sigmoid, cecum, and transverse colon in the decreasing order of frequency with cecal volvulus accounting for 1% of causes of large bowel obstruction and 10%-40% cases of colonic volvulus.
Colorectal cancer is the single most common cause of large intestinal obstruction in the United States, whereas colonic volvulus is the more common cause in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Africa.
Acute colonic volvulus accounts for 10%-30% of all large bowel obstructions, and sigmoid volvulus is the most common colonic volvulus form.
Colonic volvulus in children: value of barium enema for diagnosis and treatment in 14 children.
It is an uncommon variety of colonic volvulus with sigmoid volvulus beingmore common.