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Case 13998

Meckel's Diverticulum Volvulus: A rare cause of intestinal obstruction

Author(s)
Teiga, Eduardo; Bazan, Fernando; Sánchez, Juan; Radosevic, Aleksandar

Hospital Universitario del Mar; Passeig Maritim 08005 Barcelona, Spain; Email:eduardo_teiga@hotmail.com
 
Patient
male, 77 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    X ray

    Duodenum and all small-bowel loops were severely dilated

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT
     

    In the transition between normal and dilated loops at the level of the distal ileum, a circumferential thickening of the bowel wall with an associated endoluminal polypoid-like image was found.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;

    Large bowel and the terminal 5 centimetres of the ileum were collapsed.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;

    Large bowel and the terminal 5 centimetres of the ileum were collapsed.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;

    Duodenum and all small-bowel loops were severely dilated (not the stomach since a nasogastric tube was placed)

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
Duodenum and all small-bowel loops were severely dilated
 
In the transition between normal and dilated loops at the level of the distal ileum, a circumferential thickening of the bowel wall with an associated endoluminal polypoid-like image was found.
 
Large bowel and the terminal 5 centimetres of the ileum were collapsed.
 
Large bowel and the terminal 5 centimetres of the ileum were collapsed.
 
Duodenum and all small-bowel loops were severely dilated (not the stomach since a nasogastric tube was placed)
 
 
 
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