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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012, Article ID 641093, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/641093
Case Report

Volvulus of the Sigmoid Colon during Pregnancy: A Case Report

1Department of General Surgery, São Francisco University Hospital, Bragança Paulista, SP, Brazil
2São Francisco University Medical School, SP, Brazil
3Division of General Surgery, São Francisco University Medical School, SP, Brazil
4Postgraduate Program in Health Sciences, University of São Francisco, Rua José Raposo de Medeiros, 474, apto.602, 12914-450 Bragança Paulista, SP, Brazil

Received 19 September 2011; Accepted 10 November 2011

Academic Editors: M. Geary, A. Ohkuchi, and K. Takeuchi

Copyright © 2012 Enzo Fabrício Ribeiro Nascimento et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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