“Twist & Slide” Bowel Obstruction : Two Different Rare Causes of Adult Bowel Obstruction in the Same Patient
J. De Raet, T. Brugman, A. Geukens
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, St. Nikolaus-Hospital, Eupen, Belgium.
Keywords. Adult bowel obstruction ; intussusception ; volvulus.
Abstract. A man, age 68, presented with two rare clinical entities of adult bowel obstruction. This case showed a caeco-colic intussusception (due to a caecal malignant lesion) with a small bowel volvulus secondarily. These are rare but potential life-threatening surgical emergencies.
J. De Raet
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
4700 Eupen, Belgium.
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