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    We report a case of spontaneous transverse colon volvulus in a young healthy woman. It constitutes an unusual case since it occurred in a young healthy woman with a subacute onset and no aetiological factor has been found. Its diagnosis is still challenging. Prompt recognition with emergency intervention constitutes the key to successful outcome.

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    Landolsi Sana, Gassara Ali, Helmi Kallel, Baklouti Amine, Saadaoui Ahmed, Elouer Mohamed Ali, Chaeib Wajdi, Mannaï Saber. Spontaneous transverse colon volvulus. The Pan African medical journal. 2013;14:160

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