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Ileocecal knotting in a young man with mobile cecum and ascending colon: a very rare and unique cause of intestinal obstruction
  • Hailu Wondimu Gebresellassie
Hailu Wondimu Gebresellassie
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Abstract

We report a case of successful management of short bowel syndrome in a young patient with gangrene of most of intestine following ileocecal knotting. Aggressive resuscitations, timely surgical intervention and use of parenteral nutrition have a good outcome. Key words: knotting, intestinal obstruction, shock, short bowel syndrome

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

22 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
25 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
25 May 2020Assigned to Editor
06 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
18 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
25 Jul 20201st Revision Received
30 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
30 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
30 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Accept