Relationship Between Small Bowel Obstruction and Small Bowel Feces Sign: Four Cases Report

Fatih Altintoprak, Yasemin Gunduz, Omer Yalkin, Kemal Gundugdu, Serbulent Gokhan Beyaz, Osman Nuri Dilek

Abstract


Small bowel obstruction is a commonly encountered clinical condition in emergency departments. Small bowel feces sign (SBFS) is a CT finding that can be detected in small bowel obstruction. SBFs was identified in the abdominal CT examinations of four patients admitted to the emergency department with complaints of abdominal pain and vomiting. Two patients were treated by surgery and two with medication. In these cases were presented to highlight the importance of the SBFs in the treatment algorithm.




J Med Cases. 2013;4(9):636-640
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/jmc1429e

Keywords


Intestinal obstruction; Small-bowel feces; CT

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