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Cecal volvulus

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

Abdominal pain and distension.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
CT

There is marked distension of a loop of large bowel with its long axis extending from the right lower to the left upper quadrant.

Case Discussion

The scout view is highly suggestive of cecal volvulus

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Case information

rID: 5798
Published: 23rd Mar 2009
Last edited: 24th Dec 2020
Tag: colon
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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