oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Aetiologieal factors related to intestinal volvulus

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The exact causative factors of volvulus of the small and large bowel are not clearly understood. The aim of this study has been to review some of the predisposing and precipitating factors of volvulus in 180 patients of Central African origin presenting with volvulus of the small or large intestine.

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