Ogilvie syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam
Modality: X-ray

Massive distension of the large bowel is seen. 

Modality: CT

Findings on plain films confirmed, with massive large bowel distension, with no transition point. No evidence of pneumoperitoneum. Collapsed small bowel loops. 

Modality: Barium

Dilated large bowel, no transition point. No radiologic evidence of Hirschsprung's disease. 

Case Discussion

19-year-old male with abdominal detention.

Negative for Hirschsprung's disease.

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Case Information

rID: 8193
Case created: 17th Jan 2010
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
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