Midgut volvulus

Case contributed by Ahmed Mahrous Saied


Young adult female presenting with vomiting and deteriorating general condition.

Patient Data

Age: Young Adult
Gender: Female



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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