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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 110-112

Rare case of pediatric cecal volvulus


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Riyadh Medical Complex, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Pediatric Radiology, Riyadh Medical Complex, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Sa'ad Al Hamidi
Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, The Children’s Hospital, Riyadh Medical Complex, PO Box: 58868, Riyadh-115 15
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.57703

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An 11-year-old female child presented with abdominal pain, vomiting and constipation. An exploratory laparotomy revealed a cecal volvulus due to a congenital band and malfixation of the cecum. This was treated by excision of the band, derotation and decompression of cecum though an appendiceal stump suction.






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