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Case 1613

Internal hernia complicated by small bowel volvulus

Author(s)
A. Díaz García, S. Mosteiro Añón, I. Requejo Isidro
 
Patient
female, 82 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Contrast-enhanced axial CT scan of the abdomen
     

    CT showed an anticlockwise rotation of the mesenteric vessels (arrow) with dilated small bowel loops and large amount of ascites.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Contrast-enhanced axial CT scan of the abdomen;

    CT at a lower level demonstrated clustered small bowel loops (arrow), adjacent to stretched and displaced engorged mesenteric vessels (arrowhead).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Contrast-enhanced axial CT scan of the abdomen;

    Whirl sign (arrow), dilated loops and ascites are shown.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Contrast-enhanced axial CT scan of the abdomen;

    At a lower level similar findings of small bowel volvulus were detected.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Contrast-enhanced axial CT scan of the abdomen;
     
     
CT showed an anticlockwise rotation of the mesenteric vessels (arrow) with dilated small bowel loops and large amount of ascites.
 
CT at a lower level demonstrated clustered small bowel loops (arrow), adjacent to stretched and displaced engorged mesenteric vessels (arrowhead).
 
Whirl sign (arrow), dilated loops and ascites are shown.
 
At a lower level similar findings of small bowel volvulus were detected.
 
 
 
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