Spontaneous Detorsion of Sigmoid Volvulus in a patient with Nineteen-Volvulus episode history: A rare outcome of an extremely rare clinical entity
Spontaneous Detorsion in Sigmoid Volvulus
Sigmoid volvulus (SV) recurrence more than 10 times is an extremely rare clinical entity and spontaneous detorsion is a rare outcome of SV. In this paper, we report a case with 19 previous SV attacks, in last of which spontaneous detorsion occurred. Such a multiple-episode history as well as an unexpected recovery was unique in a 1,036-case clinical profession of Ataturk University with SV over a 54.5-year period.
How to cite this:
Atamanalp SS, Disci E, Tatar Atamanalp C, Atamanalp RS. Spontaneous Detorsion of Sigmoid Volvulus in a patient with Nineteen-Volvulus episode history: A rare outcome of an extremely rare clinical entity. Pak J Med Sci. 2021;37(7):2029-2031. doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.7.4703
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.