Rectosigmoid perforation and intestinal evisceration from transanal suction.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Transanal suction injuries were sustained in 1981 by five children when they sat upon uncovered swimming area drain sites. Tears of the rectosigmoid areas occurred in each with associated evisceration and loss of substantial amounts of small intestine because of mesenteric separation. These cases are reviewed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cain, WS; Howell, CG; Ziegler, MM; Finley, AJ; Asch, MJ; Grant, JP

Published Date

  • February 1, 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 10 - 13

PubMed ID

  • 6834219

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-3468

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-3468(83)80264-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States