Colonic volvulus detected by CT scan in a case with mental retardation and prune belly syndrome.


Colonic volvulus is a rare disease in children. Delayed diagnosis of the condition can often be fatal, especially in pediatric patients with mental retardation. We herein present the case of a female pediatric patient with colonic volvulus, prune belly syndrome, and mental retardation. Preoperative CT scans showed the characteristic signs of this disease… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2011.11.003


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