Congenital intestinal volvulus with episodes of pain for long period of time: Case report
Gastroenterology and Hepatology from Bed to Bench,
8 March 2021
The prevalence of Intestinal volvulus as a cause of abdominal pain is rare in adults and normally presents during infancy. Approximately 90% of patients with volvulus are diagnosed within the first year of life, 80% of whom are diagnosed within the first month of life.
The case was a 34-year-old pregnant woman whom was admitted to the hospital due to self-limited episodes of epigastric pain from young ages. The patient complained that the pains have worsened recently. Further clinical investigation lead us to invasive intervention due to signs of obstruction and the patient was transferred to operating room. The case represents the rare times of intestinal volvulus in adults and its complication through pregnancy.
- intestinal volvulus
- abdominal pain
- Duodenal Obstruction
- Intestinal Obstruction
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