Nicolas G., Kfoury T., Shimlati R., Koury E., Tohmeh M., Gharios E., Wakim R.
Published online 2016 October 16,
BACKGROUND Among the causes of constipation are bands and adhesions that lead to obstructions at different points in the intestinal tract. These can occur as a consequence of healing following surgery or trauma. However, an entity known as congenital band exists where a band is present from birth. Here we report three such cases of adults with symptoms of intestinal obstruction, in whom a congenital band was discovered through exploratory laparoscopy.
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