Giant Relapse Sigmoid Volvulus: Case Report

BADAK B., ASLANER E., Gambarov N.

GALICIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.27, no.2, pp.1-4, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.21802/gmj.2020.2.3
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-4
  • Keywords: volvulus, sigmoid, hernia
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Sigmoid volvulus is one of the acute abdomen that requires endoscopic intervention and/or surgery. High recurrence rates after detorsion require patients to be operated under elective conditions. A 32 year oldmental retarded male patient was operated for recurrent sigmoid volvulus. In this study, we aimed to present a giant recurrent sigmoid volvulus case accompanied by diaphragmatic hernia.