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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 174-176

Cecal volvulus in children


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Mother and Child Unit, School of Medicine, University Hospital Mohamed VI, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakesh, Morocco

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Prof. Mohamed Oulad Saiad
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Mother and Child Unit, University Hospital Mohamed VI, Cadi Ayyad University, School of Medicine, Marrakesh
Morocco
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DOI: 10.4103/ajps.AJPS_43_20

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Cecal volvulus is a rare complication of malfixation anomalies and intestinal malrotation in children. Only few cases have been reported. The rarity of the condition, frequently leads to diagnostic delay and complications. The best option for cecal volvulus repair remains unclear. Our aim is to increase the awareness of surgeons about cecal volvulus and to discuss its management.


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