From the case: Small bowel obstruction with associated mesenteric volvulus
Axial renal excretory phase
CT demonstrates a small bowel obstruction due to a midgut volvulus (note the whirlpool sign of the SMA / SMV)
- “ CT with intravenous contrast of the abdomen demonstrates swirling of the mesenteric root (whirlpool sign) with dilated loops of small bowel. The m...”
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