From the case: Sigmoid volvulus


CT Abdomen and pelvis

Ct scout shows a ...
CT topogram non-contrast
Ct scout shows a marked distention of the sigmoid colon that assumes a coffee bean–like configuration.
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

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

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...”

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