CASE REPORT

INTESTINAL DUPLICATION CYST PRESENTING AS VOLVULUS: A Rare Case Report

Chanumolu Praveen , Prasan Kumar Hota, Ch.V. Pavan Kumar, and K. Maruthi Babu

Chanumolu Praveen
Department of Surgery, Mamata General Hospital, Khammam – 507002, Andhra Pradesh, India. Email: hota.dr@gmail.com

Prasan Kumar Hota
Department of Surgery, Mamata General Hospital, Khammam – 507002, Andhra Pradesh, India

Ch.V. Pavan Kumar
Department of Surgery, Mamata General Hospital, Khammam – 507002, Andhra Pradesh, India

and K. Maruthi Babu
Department of Surgery, Mamata General Hospital, Khammam – 507002, Andhra Pradesh, India
Online First: May 05, 2014 | Cite this Article
Praveen, C., Hota, P., Kumar, C., Babu, a. 2014. INTESTINAL DUPLICATION CYST PRESENTING AS VOLVULUS: A Rare Case Report. Bali Medical Journal 3(2). DOI:10.15562/bmj.v3i2.74


Background: Intestinal duplication cyst is a rare congenital anomaly occurring anywhere along the alimentary tract, from mouth to anus. They can present with numerous complications like perforation, bleeding or intestinal obstruction. We report a rare case of intestinal duplication cyst of ileum with acute intestinal obstruction due to volvulus with review of literature.

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