Midgut volvulus

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Recurrent episodes of abdominal pain with vomiting over a period of months that improve spontaneously.

Patient Data

Age: 46
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Axial CT shows the whirlpool sign, mesenteric vessels creating the whirls.

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Case information

rID: 13884
Published: 28th May 2011
Last edited: 5th Sep 2015
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