Midgut volvulus

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Mahrous Saied


Young adult female presenting with vomiting and deteriorating general condition.

Patient Data

Age: Young Adult
Gender: Female


Modality: CT

Axial and coronal CECT images through the upper abdomen revealed abnormal bowel position around the SMA, with a characteristic swirling pattern -this is consistent with Midgut Volvulus.  

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Case Information

rID: 31777
Case created: 27th Oct 2014
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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