mobile cecum

mobile cecum

abnormal mobility of the cecum and lower part of the ascending colon causd by incomplete rotation of the hindgut and fixation of the ascending colon and cecum.
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A diagnosis of lipoma-induced colonic intussusception in mobile cecum syndrome was confirmed.
Mobile cecum is characterized by an abnormal mobility of the cecum and ascending colon due to the failure of the cecum and right colon to fuse to the posterior pariet al peritoneal wall (1).
Laparoscopic cecopexy for mobile cecum syndrome manifesting as cecal volvulus: report of a case.
KEY WORDS: Cecal dilatation, mobile cecum, volvulus
There are two prerequisites for cecal volvulus to occur, a segment of mobile cecum and ascending colon and a point of fixation about which torsion may occur.
volvulus of more than one and half turn in a clock-wise manner produced by a very mobile cecum and ascending colon suspended from the posterior parities by a long anomalous mesentery (Fig.
This so-called cecal bascule commonly causes intermittent bouts of abdominal pain because the mobile cecum permits intermittent episodes of isolated cecal obstruction that are spontaneously relieved as the cecum falls back into its normal position.