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Volvulus
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CECAL VOLVULUS
27 year old female with osteogenesis imperfecta. Patient is complaining of abdominal pain.
Image courtesy of Professor Peter Anderson DVM PhD and published with permission © PEIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Hadeel Maksoud M.D.[2]

Synonyms and Keywords: : Intestinal volvulus; Stomach volvulus; Gastric volvulus; Sigmoid volvulus; Cecal volvulus; Abdominal twisting; Colonic volvulus; Abdominal torsion; Intestinal torsion; Intestinal twisting; Colonic twisting; Stomach twisting, Volvulus neonatorum.

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Volvulus from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | X Ray | CT | Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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