From the case: Cecal volvulus

X-ray
Frontal
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ The large loop of dilated bowel in the central abdomen is the volved cecum, with a resultant small bowel obstruction. This film is made more chal...”

Used in the following article:

  • Sigmoid volvulus versus cecal volvulus - “ The following points may be helpful to distinguish between sigmoid volvulus and cecal volvulus on plain film. Sigmoid volvulus arises in the pel...”
  • Cecal volvulus - “ Cecal volvulus describes torsion of the cecum around its mesentery which often results in obstruction. If unrecognised, it can result in bowel per...”

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