From the case: Sigmoid volvulus

X-ray

Abdomen X-ray

Shows a marked di...
CT scout view
Shows a marked distention of an ahaustral sigmoid colon that assumes a coffee bean–like configuration.
Modality: X-ray (CT scout view)

- “ Sigmoid volvulus is abnormal twisting of the sigmoid colon along its mesenteric axis that causes closed-loop obstruction and can lead to ischemia,...”

Used in the following article:

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

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