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Sigmoid volvulus caused by a large faecalith. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19803265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case in which the presence of a large faecalith in a 43-year-old man was the probable cause of a sigmoid volvulus.
B Colebunders; T E Philipsen; Y Van der Stighelen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  109     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2009 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-06     Completed Date:  2009-10-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  504-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Fecal Impaction / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Intestinal Volvulus / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Sigmoid Diseases / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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