From the case: Midgut volvulus


CT Abdomen and pelvis

Axial CT in arter...
Axial C+ arterial phase
Axial CT in arterial phase shows the whirlpool sign, mesenteric vessels creating the whirls.
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

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Used in the following article:

  • Whirlpool sign - “ The whirlpool sign, also known as the whirl sign, is seen when a structure twists upon itself. It is most commonly described in the abdomen where ...”
  • Midgut volvulus - “ Midgut volvulus is a complication of malrotated bowel and results in a proximal bowel obstruction and ischaemia. Epidemiology A midgut volvulus ...”

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