Virgin Abdomen

A peritoneal cavity that has not been opened (‘surgerised’), diagnostically, or, in the strictest sense, therapeutically
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Primary volvulus occurs in patients with a virgin abdomen who possess no anatomic abnormalities that would predispose them to develop a volvulus [2].
In the virgin abdomen hernias are the most important cause of intestinal obstruction.
Holloway, "Paraduodenal herniation: an internal herniation in a virgin abdomen," International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, vol.