A Unique Case of Congenital Band Mimicking Perforated Appendicitis

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Mohsen Kalhor 1 , Ameneh Sabzi-Sarvestani 2 , * , Mehdi Molaei 3

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1 Department of S urgery, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

2 Department of Surgery, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

3 Department of S urgery, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences , Zahedan, Iran

How to Cite: Kalhor M, Sabzi-Sarvestani A , Molaei M. A Unique Case of Congenital Band Mimicking Perforated Appendicitis, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2013 ; 16(1):98-99.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 16 (1); 98-99
Published Online: March 11, 2013
Article Type: Case Report
Received: September 08, 2012
Accepted: October 24, 2012

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Abstract

Intestinal obstruction caused by an anomalous congenital band is a very rare condition in adult and children. We report rare cause of acute non-post operative small bowel obstruction.

A case of 21-year-old female with abdominal pain, while clinical and radiographic examinations were not diagnostic. After an open laparotomy a congenital band extending from antimesenteric wall of the jejunum to the root of mesentery was found that cause direct compression and entrapment of a segment of bowel loop.

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Congenital Constricting Band Appendicitis Intestinal Obstruction Iran

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