Giant Fecaloma Causing Small Bowel Obstruction: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mosin Mushtaq; Mubashir A Shah; Aijaz A Malik; Khurshid A Wani; Natasha Thakur; Fazl Q Parray

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 70-72

  Fecaloma is a mass of hardened feces being impacted mostly in rectum and sigmoid. The most common sites of the fecaloma is the sigmoid colon and the rectum. There are several causes of fecaloma and have been described in association with Hirschsprung’s disease, psychiatric patients, Chagas disease, ...  Read More

Clinical Characteristics of Bowel Obstruction in Southern Iran; Results of a Single Center Experience

Majid Akrami; Ali Ghaeini Hesarooeih; Maryam Barfei; Vahid Zangouri; Zahra Alborzi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 22-26

  Objective: To determine the epidemiological, clinical, laboratory characteristics as well as outcome of 411 patients with bowel obstruction in Southern Iran. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study being performed in Shahid Faghihi hospital of Shiraz between 2006 and 2012. We reviewed the medical charts ...  Read More