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Unusual causes of bowel obstruction

Unusual causes of bowel obstruction: Large bowel obstruction due to impaction of a gallstone

28 Jun, 12 | by Emma

Gallstone ileus as a cause of small bowel obstruction … is not that rare but large bowel obstruction….?

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Large bowel obstruction due to impaction of a gallstone

Unusual causes of bowel obstruction: Fast atrial fibrillation and caecal volvulus – a case report and evidence based management

21 Jun, 12 | by Emma

Elderly patients with bowel obstruction frequently present with cardiovascular complications that introduce an added challenge in their management. Here the authors describe an unusual presentation of a caecal carcinoma in a patient with concomitant atrial fibrillation.

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Fast atrial fibrillation and caecal volvulus – a case report and evidence based management

Unusual causes of bowel obstruction: Disseminated histoplasma and CMV infection presenting as subacute intestinal obstruction in an immunocompromised patient

13 Jun, 12 | by Emma

How common is a stricture in the ascending colon? Surely at colonoscopy this is worthy of biopsy? An interesting read…causes of bowel obstruction in immunocompromised patients…

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Disseminated histoplasma and CMV infection presenting as subacute intestinal obstruction in an immunocompromised patient

Unusual causes of bowel obstruction: Gallstone ileus

30 May, 12 | by Emma

We all learned that causes of bowel obstruction may be defined as in the wall, inside the lumen and outside the wall. Here is a collection of cases where the causes and consequences are slightly more unusual than adhesions, hernia and carcinoma…

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Imaging the acute abdomen invariably reveals surprising diagnoses. Here are some exceptional images in the investigation of small bowel obstruction…

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Gallstone ileus

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