ileosigmoid knotting

ileosigmoid knotting
a severe type of volvulus consisting of twisting together of the ileum and the sigmoid colon

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • volvulus — A twisting of the intestine causing obstruction; if left untreated may result in vascular compromise of the involved intestine. [L. volvo, to roll] cecal v. rotation and twisting of the cecum toward the left upper quadrant, with ascending colon o …   Medical dictionary

  • volvulus — n. twisting of part of the digestive tract, usually leading to partial or complete obstruction and sometimes reducing the blood supply, causing gangrene. A volvulus may untwist spontaneously or by manipulation, but surgical exploration is usually …   The new mediacal dictionary

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