Case Report
Volume 9 Issue 4 - 2022
Cecal Volvulus a Rare Cause of Bowel Obstruction: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Abdulaziz Almutawea1*, Abdulmenem Abualsel1, Abubaker Jadalla1, Mohamed A Tawab2, Hussam Ismail2 and Fatima Aldoseri2

1General Surgery Department, King Hamad University Hospital, Busaiteen, Almuharraq, Bahrain

2Medical Imaging Department, King Hamad University Hospital, Busaiteen, Almuharraq, Bahrain

*Corresponding Author: Abdulaziz Almutawea, Registrar, General Surgery Department, King Hamad University Hospital, Busaiteen, Al Muharraq, Bahrain.
Received: February 07, 2022; Published: March 30, 2022


Cecal volvulus is considered one of the rare causes of abdominal pain and intestinal obstruction. It is considered as a surgical emergency which needs urgent intervention, and if left untreated can lead to sepsis and death. Because of its rarity and variable clinical presentation, physicians are faced with diagnostic dilemmas which will cause delay in treatment. In this paper, we are reporting a case of cecal volvulus in a 30 -year- old Bahraini female presented with severe abdominal pain, vomiting and constipation. The diagnosis was not suspected by the initial treating physicians. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the rare diagnosis of cecal volvulus and the need for urgent treatment of this life-treating condition.


Keywords: Volvulus; Cecum; Cecal Volvulus; Bowel Obstruction; Intestinal Obstruction; Cecopexy


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Citation: Abdulaziz Almutawea., et al. “Cecal Volvulus a Rare Cause of Bowel Obstruction: A Case Report and Review of Literature”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 9.4 (2022): 106-110.

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