From the case: Sigmoid volvulus

X-ray
Coffee bean sign.
Frontal
Coffee bean sign.
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Classic coffee bean sign (omega sign) of sigmoid volvulus. ”

Used in the following articles:

  • 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...”
  • Coffee-bean sign (sigmoid colon) - “ The coffee-bean sign (also known as the kidney bean sign or bent inner tube sign4 ) is a sign on an abdominal plain film of a sigmoid volvulus alt...”
  • Radiological signs (gastrointestinal tract) - “ Radiological signs are described across the disciplines of imaging, including the gastrointestinal tract. Fruit-inspired, nature-related, and more...”
  • Abdominal x-ray - an approach (summary) - “ Abdominal radiographs can be challenging examinations to look at. It is always best to approach radiographs in a systematic way. Bowel gas patter...”
  • Abdominal radiology: interpretation (curriculum) - “ Abdominal radiology interpretation is a key component of how to make the most of diagnostic imaging. You need to know how to look at the commonly ...”

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