A Unique Case of Congenital Band Mimicking Perforated Appendicitis

authors:

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

Department of S urgery, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
Department of Surgery, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
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.

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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