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