From the case: Caecal volvulus

CT
There is dilated ...
Scout view
There is dilated gas-filled bowel in the right upper quadrant. Bowel gas cannot be seen in the rest of the colon.
Modality: CT (Scout view)

- “ The first x-rays were misinterpreted in the ED as free abdominal air. During subsequent laparascopy the surgeons couldn't find any site of perfor...”

Used in the following article:

  • Caecal volvulus - “ Caecal volvulus describes torsion of the caecum around its mesentery which often results in obstruction. If unrecognised, it can result in bowel p...”

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