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Volume 2003, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Intestinal obstruction is common surgical emergency, ileosigmoid knot is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction (a loop of ileum and sigmoid colon twisted around each other in a knot). This knot is common in Negro people. About 150 cases recorded in literatures, but we recorded a more six cases in Basrah General Teaching Hospital in the last 10 years.

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