Centipede sign (mesentery)

Dr Azza Elgendy et al.

The centipede sign is seen as engorged mesenteric vessels in case of acute sigmoid diverticulitis which gives an appearance similar to centipede 1.

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rID: 34992
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Centipede sign of diverticulitis

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    Case 1: sigmoid diverticulitis - perforated
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