From the case: Sigmoid volvulus

X-ray

Abdominal X-ray

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

- “ Sigmoid volvulus is a cause of large bowel obstruction and occurs when the sigmoid colon twists on the sigmoid mesocolon. ”

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  • Coffee-bean sign (sigmoid colon) - “ The coffee-bean sign (also known as the kidney bean sign or bent inner tube sign 4) is a sign on an abdominal plain radiograph of a sigmoid volvul...”

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