Transverse colonic volvulus after resection of sigmoid volvu
Colonic volvulus is the third leading cause of colonic obstruction in the world following colorectal cancer and complicated sigmoid diverticulitis. Transverse colon is the rarest among other colonic volvulus.

Moreover synchronous/metachronous transverse colonic volvulus is extremely rare condition with only few case reported in the literature, we hereby report this case of metachronous transverse colonic volvulus years after sigmoidectomy for sigmoid volvulus.

A case of transverse colon volvulus in elderly male with history of chronic constipation and a previous history of a sigmoid volvulus resection few years ago. He presented as an emergency with typical features of acute large bowel obstruction. He was successfully managed with a good out come.

Source: International Journal of Surgery case reports

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