Sigmoid volvulus in pregnancy.


During pregnancy, intestinal obstruction due to sigmoid volvulus is extremely rare. Only 73 cases have been reported. A 24-year-old black woman, gravida 2, para 1, presented during Week 36 of an otherwise uneventful pregnancy, with intermittent abdominal pain and constipation, and no history of nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, previous medical problems, or… (More)


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@article{Lord1996SigmoidVI, title={Sigmoid volvulus in pregnancy.}, author={Simon Lord and William Boswell and J C Hungerpiller}, journal={The American surgeon}, year={1996}, volume={62 5}, pages={380-2} }