Gastric volvulus - Mesenterico axial

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


70 year old woman with sudden onset vomitting, abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female


Case Discussion

CT with positive oral contrast reveals a twist in the mid-body of the stomach; suggesting mesenterico-axial volvulus.

Final diagnosis: Gastric volvulus (Proven)

Thanks to Dr Kapil Naik, My radiology colleague in Goa, India

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Case information

rID: 12697
Published: 1st Jan 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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