Caecal volvulus is very rare causa of the intestinal obstruction. It ocures in 1- 1,5% of all intestinal obstructions. It is known that there is only on treatment in this situation which is surgery. It is classified as an obstruction because of strangulation.
We present a case of the 46 year old patient, who was operated because of intestinal obstruction. During the operation caecal volvulus has been found, with gangrene of the appendices.
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