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Case 1599

Caecal volvulus

Author(s)
A. Ltaïef, Y. Berthezène, M. Adham, N. Blineau, B. Marchand.
 
Patient
male, 55 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Plain abdominal radiograph

    Plain abdominal radiograph showing abnormal abdominal distension, displacement of the caecum, and distal ileal loops.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Plain abdominal radiograph;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Abdominal CT without injection

    Abdominal CT without injection shows the stomach repressed by an ectopic caecum.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Abdominal CT without injection;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Abdominal CT with graffine contrast enema

    Abdominal CT with graffine contrast enema shows a cut-off of the graffine column associated with an obvious "whirl sign".

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Abdominal CT with graffine contrast enema;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Surgical views
     

    Pre-operative lateral view of the patient shows the significant abdominal distension.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Surgical views;

    Surgical view of a dilated necrotic caecum and right colon.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Surgical views;
     
     
Plain abdominal radiograph showing abnormal abdominal distension, displacement of the caecum, and distal ileal loops.
 
Abdominal CT without injection shows the stomach repressed by an ectopic caecum.
 
Abdominal CT with graffine contrast enema shows a cut-off of the graffine column associated with an obvious "whirl sign".
 
Pre-operative lateral view of the patient shows the significant abdominal distension.
 
Surgical view of a dilated necrotic caecum and right colon.
 
 
 
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