Sigmoid volvulus

Case contributed by Dr Gagandeep Singh

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

Scoutogram from a CT scan (not shown) demonstrates a characteristic cofee-bean morphology of dilated large bowel, pointing to the left iliac fossa. This is consistent with a sigmoid volvulus.

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Case information

rID: 36366
Published: 14th May 2015
Last edited: 14th Nov 2015
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