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Colon Duplication Complicated by Pancreatitis and Small Bowel Obstruction (Abstarct)

M.A. Ardelean, G. Schimpl

Clinic of Pediatric Surgery, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria



This is a case report of a 9 months old patient who presented with digestive bleeding and pancreatitis. The patient was found to have a colon duplication penetrating in pancreas. The diagnosis and therapy are discussed. Sonography and CT scan were very helpfully in preoperative diagnosis. Surgical therapy included resection of the duplication and adjacent colon and suture of the pancreatic lesion. The outcome was complicated by an ileo-ileale intussusception in the 7th postoperative day. Thereafter the postoperative recovery was uneventful.

Key words: colon duplication, pancreatitis, small bowel obstruction


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