Fallopian tube as a cause of intestinal obstruction: a rare case report with review of literature

Authors

  • Deepak Rajput Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Utkarsh Kumar Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Amit Gupta Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Navin Kumar Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Durga Sowmya S. Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Ravi Roshan Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Jaine John Chennatt Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Sruthi Shasheendran Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Jyoti Sharma Department of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20201545

Keywords:

Fallopian tube, Intestinal obstruction, Laparotomy

Abstract

Adhesive Intestinal obstruction is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction in post-operative period. Diagnosis is based on history, clinical examination, plain X-ray abdomen. Authors here report an interesting case of intestinal obstruction after surgery for chronic calcific pancreatitis with pancreatic duct stone with intractable pain. In post-operative period patient developed features of intestinal obstruction, patient was planned for re- exploration and it was found that band was formed by left fallopian tube with transition point at terminal ileum and treated successfully with left Salpingectomy. Very few cases of fallopian tube as cause of intestinal obstruction have been reported in literature and it should be considered as one of the cause of intestinal obstruction in females presenting with acute abdomen.

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Published

2020-04-27

How to Cite

Rajput, D., Kumar, U., Gupta, A., Kumar, N., S., D. S., Roshan, R., Chennatt, J. J., Shasheendran, S., & Sharma, J. (2020). Fallopian tube as a cause of intestinal obstruction: a rare case report with review of literature. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 8(5), 1871–1873. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20201545

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