From the case: Midgut volvulus

CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Axial C+ arterial phase
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ Although more frequently seen in infants, midgut volvulus of malrotated bowel can potentially occur at any age.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Whirlpool sign (mesentery) - “ The whirlpool sign of the mesentery, also known as the whirl sign, is seen when the bowel rotates around its mesentery leading to whirls of the me...”
  • Midgut volvulus - “ Midgut volvulus is a complication of malrotated bowel. It may result in proximal bowel obstruction with resultant ischaemia if prompt treatment is...”

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