Ileosigmoid knot as a cause of acute abdomen at 28 weeks of pregnancy : A rare case report

Ileosigmoid knot (ISK) is an unusual clinical condition of small bowel obstruction in which the ileum twists around the base of the sigmoid colon and forms a pseudo-knot (1). Turkey, particularly Eastern Anatolia, where our hospitals are located, has a high incidence of this otherwise rare disease (2). The strangulation caused by the "knot" threatens the… CONTINUE READING