From the case: Sigmoid volvulus


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 its mesentery, the sigmoid mesocolon. Epidemio...”

View full size version of Sigmoid volvulus

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.