Journal Title: بهار 96 Article title: A Case Report of Gangrenous Sigmoid Volvulus Accompanied with Eventration of Left Hemidiaphragm
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Article abstract: Contemporaneity of sigmoid volvulus, considered as one of the bowel obstruction causes and diaphragmatic eventration that each of them are not so common entities, is extremely rare. Sigmoid volvulus is a condition in which a loop of sigmoid colon twists around its mesentery and recurrent type of that is a clinical entity characterized by recurrent episodes of partial or complete sigmoid volvulus. It can be demonstrated from being asymptomatic to abdominal discomforts, nausea, vomiting and constipation. Iran has also been located in the "volvulus belt" region. Diaphragmatic eventration is a structural disorder affecting its natural function and predisposes to push toward viscera into thorax. We are reporting a case of recurrent sigmoid volvulus in a 65 year old man who had contemporaneously left hemidiaphragm eventration so that during operation a loop of gangrenous sigmoid was found into his left hemi thorax.