Annals of Colorectal Research

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Synchronic Volvulus of Sigmoid and Transverse Colon: A Rare Case of Large Bowel Obstruction

Alireza Hoseini 1 , Reza Eshragi Samani 1 , Hamed Parsamoin 1 , * and Hamidreza Jafari 1
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1 Department of Surgery, Kashani Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
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  • Annals of Colorectal Research: March 01, 2014, 2 (1); e16520
  • Published Online: March 30, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 1, 2013
  • Accepted: December 31, 2013
  • DOI: 10.17795/acr-16520

To Cite: Hoseini A, Eshragi Samani R, Parsamoin H, Jafari H. Synchronic Volvulus of Sigmoid and Transverse Colon: A Rare Case of Large Bowel Obstruction, Ann Colorectal Res. 2014 ; 2(1):e16520. doi: 10.17795/acr-16520.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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