Case Report on Sigmoid Volvulus (Ileo-Sigmoidal Knoting) in Mearg General Hospital West Tigray, Ethiopia
Mearg General Hospital, Emergency Surgical Department, Ethiopia
Submission: August 04, 2017; Published: August 31, 2017
*Corresponding author: Solomon Gebre, Mearg General Hospital, Emergency Surgical Department, Dansha, West Tigray, Ethiopia Tel: 25191-136-6834; Email: [email protected]
How to cite this article: Solomon G. Case Report on Sigmoid Volvulus (Ileo-Sigmoidal Knoting) in Mearg General Hospital West Tigray, Ethiopia. Adv Res Gastroentero Hepatol 2017; 7(2): 555706. DOI: 10.19080/ARGH.2017.07.555706
This is a 28 years Para four mother on her third post partum period presented with sever persistent abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, fast breathing and failure to pass faces and flatus of three days duration. On physical examination Bp=80/40 mmHg T=38.8 PR=131bpm RR=32 bpm pale conjunctiva, grossly distended abdomen, sever direct and rebound tenderness, involuntary abdominal guarding and empty rectum on PR. investigation Hct=18% Bg and Rh=o+ PAF shows multiple air fluid level with distended colon. The Intraoperative finding were ileosigmoidal knotting (ileum were wrapped around the sigmoid) with gangrenous ileum and sigmoid. Untying the knot, resection of gangrenous ileum and sigmoid colon, ileo-transfers end to side anastomosis and end sigmoid colostomy was done Figures 1,2 & 3.