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Case Report

Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3 |  Issue : 1 |  Page : 38-41


DOI: https://doi.org/10.46319/RJMAHS.2020.v03i01.009


A rare case of duplication cyst along with carcinoma of sigmoid colon presented as acute intestinal obstruction: A case report.
Dharanesh B1, Hanumantha B Vaggara2*, Geeta K Avadhani3
1 General Surgeon, Government Hospital, Channarayapatna, 2 Post graduate, 3 Professor, Department of Genaral Surgery, Adichunchanagiri Institute of  Medical Sciences, BG Nagara, Mandya.
*Corresponding author:
Dr.Hanumantha B Vaggara, Post graduate, Department of Genaral Surgery, Adichunchanagiri Institute of  Medical Sciences, BG Nagara, Mandya, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: hanumanthavaggar@gmail.com
Background: Duplication cysts in gastrointestinal tract are rare congenital lesions where some presents asymptomatically while others presents with abdominal pain, bleeding, infection and Intestinal obstruction and treatment varies with the symptoms. In asymptomatic patients, surgical resection is controversial where as it is a choice in symptomatic patients. Here we describe a case of acute intestinal obstruction treated with exploratory laparotomy and excision of the infected duplication cyst done along with the Anterior resection & Diverting Loop Transverse colostomy.
Keywords: Duplication cyst, carcinoma of sigmoid colon, acute intestinal obstruction.

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