Emergency Surgical Department, Mearg General Hospital, Dansha, West Tigray, Ethiopia
Received Date: July 09, 2017; Accepted Date: July 10, 2017; Published Date: July 15, 2017
Citation: Gebre S (2017) Clinical Image on Sigmoid Volvulus (Ileo-Sigmoidal Knoting) in Mearg General Hospital West Tigray, Ethiopia. J Gen Pract (Los Angel) 5:i005. doi:10.4172/2329-9126.1000i005
Copyright: © 2017 Gebre S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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