Small bowel obstruction secondary to cecal tumor

Case contributed by Jeremy Jones
Diagnosis certain


Nausea/vomiting. Right iliac fossa mass.

  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Small bowel obstruction with multiple dilated loops of small bowel. The cause was noted as a large cecal mass which infiltrates the terminal ileum, with multiple enlarged regional pericolic lymph nodes.

Case Discussion

The cecal mass was confirmed on biopsy as carcinoma.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.