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Torsion of the small intestine means that the loop of the small intestine is twisted clockwise or counterclockwise along the longitudinal axis of the mesentery for more than 180°, so that both ends of the loop of the torsion and the mesenteric blood vessels are compressed, and complete or partial occlusion of the intestine and blood flow disorders occur, thereby The formation of closed loop strangulated intestinal obstruction.



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