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Sigmoid volvulus as a cause of Intestinal obstruction in pregnancy: A case report
  • Paul Naseef,
  • Ayman Abou Elnour,
  • Ahmed Ramy
Paul Naseef
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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Ayman Abou Elnour
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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Ahmed Ramy
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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Abstract

Sigmoid volvulus is one of the rare causes of intestinal obstruction in pregnancy and can result in significantly increased maternal and fetal mortality rates, especially in case of delayed diagnosis. In this report, we present a 34 week-pregnant lady presenting with intestinal obstruction due to sigmoid volvulus and her management.