From the case: Sigmoid volvulus

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

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

Used in the following article:

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  • Coffee-bean sign (sigmoid colon) - “ The coffee-bean sign (also known as the kidney bean sign or bent inner tube sign 4) is a sign on an abdominal plain radiograph of a sigmoid volvul...”
  • Sigmoid volvulus versus cecal volvulus - “ The following points may be helpful to distinguish between sigmoid volvulus and cecal volvulus on plain film. Sigmoid volvulus arises in the pel...”
  • 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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