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Is it common to get an obstruction of the descending colon.?

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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In brief: Yes

This can be caused by cancer, benign stricture, diverticulitis, adhesions, or volvulous (twist).

In brief: Yes

This can be caused by cancer, benign stricture, diverticulitis, adhesions, or volvulous (twist).
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