Peritoneal band containing talc: Rare cause of small bowel obstruction in a previously unoperated child

S. Kyzer, E. Gelber, R. Koren, Ch Chaimoff

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Abstract

The authors report on a 10-year-old boy who was operated on for small bowel obstruction. The obstruction was caused by a peritoneal band that was found to contain talc of an unknown source. The possible explanation for this rare pathology is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1616-1617
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume29
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1994
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Small bowel obstruction
  • talc-containing peritoneal band

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