Large bowel obstruction due to splenic flexure volvulus: a case report

Authors

  • Shankar Adhikari Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal
  • Bikas Thapa Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal
  • Narendra Maharjan Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal
  • Bikal Ghimire Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal
  • Yogendra Prasad Singh Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jssn.v22i1.28714

Keywords:

Colopexy, Large bowel obstructions, Splenic flexure volvulus

Abstract

Splenic flexure volvulus is rare and results from congenital or postoperative laxity of splenic attachments. A 34 year old female presented with features of large bowel obstruction due to splenic flexure volvulus. She underwent laparotomy with detorsion and colopexy of the volvulus.

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Author Biographies

Shankar Adhikari, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Department of GI and General Surgery

Bikas Thapa, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Department of GI and General Surgery

Narendra Maharjan, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Department of GI and General Surgery

Bikal Ghimire, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Department of GI and General Surgery

Yogendra Prasad Singh, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Department of GI and General Surgery

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Published

2019-12-31

How to Cite

Adhikari, S., Thapa, B., Maharjan, N., Ghimire, B., & Singh, Y. P. (2019). Large bowel obstruction due to splenic flexure volvulus: a case report. Journal of Society of Surgeons of Nepal, 22(1), 31–33. https://doi.org/10.3126/jssn.v22i1.28714

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Case Reports