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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Colonic volvulus associated with Chilaiditi's syndrome: report of a case.
Together, sigmoid and cecal volvulus represent more than 90% of cases of colonic volvulus.