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A Rare Cause of Ileus: Napkin [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2016; 24(3): 94-95 | DOI: 10.5505/ias.2016.37043  

A Rare Cause of Ileus: Napkin

Gökhan Akkurt1, Hakan Buluş1, Adnan Taş2, Mehmethan Cihan1, Abdülkadir Ünsal1
1General Surgery Clinic, Keçiören Research and Training Hospital, Keçiören, Ankara, Turkey.
2Gastroenterology Clinic, Osmaniye Public Hospital, Osmaniye, Adana, Turkey.

Foreign bodies are one of the rare cause of mechanical intestinal obstructions. 75 years old female patient presented to emergency department complaining about abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Patient underwent to surgery for mechanical intestinal obstruction. Obstruction due to necrosis in 30 centimeters of terminal ileum detected. Resection and end to end anastomosis performed. A napkin seen inside of the specimen. We are presenting a patient with mechanical intestinal obstruction due to a napkin.

Keywords: Napkin, intestinal obstructions, ileus

Gökhan Akkurt, Hakan Buluş, Adnan Taş, Mehmethan Cihan, Abdülkadir Ünsal. A Rare Cause of Ileus: Napkin. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2016; 24(3): 94-95

Corresponding Author: Gökhan Akkurt, Türkiye

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