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Introduction: Volvulus

Description of Volvulus

Volvulus (medical condition): Twisting of the colon....more »

See also:

Colonic volvulus:
  »Introduction: Colonic volvulus
  »Symptoms of Colonic volvulus
  »Causes of Colonic volvulus
  »Treatments for Colonic volvulus

Volvulus: abnormal twisting of the intestines (usually in the are of the ileum or sigmoid colon) resulting in intestinal obstruction.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Volvulus: A twisting in the intestine (INTESTINES) that can cause INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION.
Source: Diseases Database

Volvulus: Related Topics

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Volvulus as a Disease

Volvulus: Another name for Colonic volvulus (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Colonic volvulus
  »Symptoms of Colonic volvulus
  »Causes of Colonic volvulus
  »Treatments for Colonic volvulus

Volvulus: Related Diseases

Volvulus: Volvulus is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Volvulus

Some of the causes of Volvulus are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Volvulus (Colonic volvulus)

Some of the symptoms of Volvulus incude:

Treatments for Volvulus (Colonic volvulus)

Treatments for Volvulus (Colonic volvulus) include:

  • Emergency colon surgery
  • Treatment of any underlying cause

Treatment of Volvulus: For more treatment information about Volvulus, see treatment of Colonic volvulus (Volvulus)

Volvulus: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Volvulus:

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Terms Similar to Volvulus:

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Broader terms for Volvulus

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Volvulus

The following list attempts to classify Volvulus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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