Small bowel obstruction (string of pearls sign)

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Vomiting for 2-3 days. P/H/o abdominal radiation

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

String of pearls sign of small bowel obstruction

Case Discussion

On ultrasound there were dilated small bowel loops with to and fro movements of contents.

Surgery - small bowel obstruction.

String of pearls sign of small bowel obstruction.

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Case Information

rID: 13853
Case created: 24th May 2011
Last edited: 14th Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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