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Postoperative Sigmoid Apoplexy: A Rare Entity in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Muthukumaran Jagannathan, Gautham Krishnamurthy

Citation Information : Jagannathan M, Krishnamurthy G. Postoperative Sigmoid Apoplexy: A Rare Entity in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2014; 4 (2):110-112.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1114

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


An 11-year-old boy underwent ligation of sac for left congenital hydrocele. In the immediate postoperative period, he developed bleeding per rectum and obstructive features. Intramural hematoma of sigmoid colon was detected in diagnostic laparoscopy and confirmed by laparotomy. Sigmoidectomy with colorectal anastomosis was done. Postoperative period was uneventful.

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