Primary adult midgut volvulus mimicking acute appendicitis: A case report and review of the literature

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INTRODUCTION Adult midgut volvulus is a rare surgical disease but remains an important cause of small bowel obstruction. It is most commonly secondary to postoperative adhesions. Primary cases may be due to congenital malformations. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report the case of an adult primary midgut volvulus in a 35-year-old Chinese male. Based on the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.05.025

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@inproceedings{Leow2016PrimaryAM, title={Primary adult midgut volvulus mimicking acute appendicitis: A case report and review of the literature}, author={Jeffrey J Leow and Terence Huey and Jee Keem Low}, booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports}, year={2016} }