Sigmoid volvulus: A pediatric case report and review of management

Lena M. O'Keefe, Yue Yung Hu, Shefali Thaker, Christine Finck*

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Abstract

Volvulus in the pediatric population commonly occurs in the small bowel associated with malrotation or internal hernia whereas sigmoid volvulus (SV) is extremely rare. Herein we report a case of SV, review the literature and provide a suggested algorithm for diagnosis and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-7
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Volume7
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2016

Keywords

  • Intestinal volvulus
  • Pediatric
  • Sigmoid volvulus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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