Transverse colon volvulus in a 15 year old boy and the review of the literature


We report a rare case of transverse colon volvulus in a fifteen year old boy with a review of the literature. This brings the total number of pediatric cases reported in the English literature to fifteen. This case is unusual in that no aetiological factor has been found, in contrast to the majority of the pediatric cases. Diagnosis can be challenging and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1749-7922-5-19

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