Midgut volvulus

Axial non-contrast
Midgut volvulus In this case the typical CT findings of malrotation with midgut volvulus can be seen. The CT whirl or whirlpool sign describes the swirling appearance of bowel and mesentery twisted around the SMA axis. Additional CT finding is the distension of several small bowel loops due to obstruction.
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ Midgut volvulus is a complication of malrotation in which clockwise twisting of the bowel (whirlpool sign) around the SMA axis occurs because of t...”

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