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Extrinsic colonic obstruction by congenital fibrous band in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23354862     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The finding of a congenital fibrous band during laparotomy for intestinal obstruction is extremely rare. Preoperative diagnosis is challenging and no characteristic radiological findings have been described. We report the case of a premature baby in whom incomplete intestinal obstruction was due to a congenital band originating from the duodeno-jejunal flexure and extending across the ascending colon.
Authors:
Vincenzo Davide Catania; Claudio Olivieri; Lorenzo Nanni; Claudio Pintus
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Surgery Unit, Policlinico 'A. Gemelli', Rome, Italy.
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