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Transverse Colon Volvulus with Chilaiditis Syndrome

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Volvulus of transverse colon is a rare cause of large bowel obstruction. To our knowledge only 75 cases have been reported in the world literature and additionally only three cases of transverse colon volvulus with Chilaiditis syndrome have been reported to date. Because of its rarity here we report a case of transverse colon volvulus which was indeed associated with Chilaiditis syndrome. This is probably the fourth case of Chilaiditis syndrome caused by transverse colon volvulus.

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Deshmukh, S.N., Maske, A.N., Deshpande, A.P. et al. Transverse Colon Volvulus with Chilaiditis Syndrome. Indian J Surg 72, 347–349 (2010).

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