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Volvulus

Vol´vu`lus
n.1.(Med.) The spasmodic contraction of the intestines which causes colic.
Noun1.volvulus - abnormal twisting of the intestines (usually in the are of the ileum or sigmoid colon) resulting in intestinal obstruction
Pronunciation: (VAHLV-yoo-lus)

A twisting of the stomach or large intestine. May be caused by the stomach being in the wrong position, a foreign substance, or abnormal joining of one part of the stomach or intestine to another. Volvulus can lead to blockage, perforation, peritonitis, a

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