Gastric volvulus - mesentero axial

Case contributed by Paresh K Desai
Diagnosis almost certain


Sudden onset vomiting, abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Twist in the mid-body of the stomach.

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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