Cecal volvulus

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What is cecal volvulus?

Volvulus refers to the twisting of a portion of the intestine around itself or a stalk of mesentery tissue to cause an obstruction. In the colon, volvulus most often involves the cecum and sigmoid segment. Cecal volvulus is less common than sigmoid volvulus.

Common symptoms reported by people with cecal volvulus

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Treatments taken by people for cecal volvulus

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Who has cecal volvulus on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 5 say cecal volvulus is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 3
50s 4
60s 3
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 11

These charts show data from cecal volvulus patients who have completed their condition history
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