ileosigmoid knotting

ileosigmoid knotting

a severe type of volvulus consisting of twisting together of the ileum and the sigmoid colon.
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The causes having high mortality rates were acute mesenteric ischaemia and ileosigmoid knotting (75% in each pathology).
The rate of bowel gangrene has been reported to be 93-100% in ileosigmoid knotting.
Ileosigmoid knotting and acute mesenteric ischaemia have to be taken care of as these causes are difficult to diagnose early and are having high mortality rates.
Ninety-two cases of ileosigmoid knotting in Uganda.
7) Some rare causes have also been reported which include Schistosomiasis, (15) torsion of appendix epiploicae, (16) pregnancy, (17) ileosigmoid knotting, (18) Meckel's diverticulum enterolith, (19) or even an intramural hematoma due to anticoagulant therapy.
Objective: Ileosigmoid knotting (ISK), in which the ileum wraps around the base of the sigmoid colon, is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction.
Ileosigmoid knotting in the elderly: Outcomes of 32 cases over 44.
Ileosigmoid knotting (ISK) is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction in which the ileum wraps around the base of the sigmoid colon and forms a pseudoknot.
7 Although the incidence of ileosigmoid knotting (ISK) is not well known, it generally occurs in areas with a high incidence of sigmoid volvulus, and ISK accounts for 5%-50% of sigmoid volvulus cases.
The factors involved in causing ileosigmoid knotting are freely mobile small bowel with long mesentery; long sigmoid colon with a narrow pedicle; ingestion of high bulk diet in presence of empty small bowel; late pregnancy; transmesenteric herniation; Meckel's diverticulitis with a band; ileocaecal intussusceptions and floating caecum [1, 5, 7-11].
Okazumi, A case of ileosigmoid knotting in a child.