Closed Loop Small Bowel Obstruction Due To Small Intestine Volvulus Associated With Early Adhesion after Laparoscopic Appendectomy: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Sghaier A, Lamloum E, Mehdi D, Azza S and Chouchene A

Published on: 2023-02-26


Nowadays the majority of appendectomies are undertaken laparoscopically. The associated per and postoperative complications are well established and known. However, some rare postoperative complications continue to be reported such as small bowel volvulus. We report the case of 44-year-old women who developed a small bowel obstruction from acute small bowel volvulus due to an early postoperative flanges five days after a laparoscopic appendectomy