Therapeutic barium enema

The rectum has be...
The rectum has been filled with barium contrast. The rectum ends with a characteristic beak-like appearance at the promontorium, corresponding to the mesenteric swirl seen on CT. The rectal catheter has been advanced to the point of transition.
Modality: Barium

- “ The CT findings are classic for a sigmoid volvulus: A grossly dilated sigmoid running in a closed off loop, with both ends of the loop merging at ...”

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