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Case 15954

Windsock sign in a case of duodenal web

Author(s)
Ankita Tirath1;Amit Hudgi3; Jayanth H. Keshavamurthy, MD1; Sridhar Subbaramiah, MD2

(1) Department of Radiology,
(2) Department of Gastroenterology
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University,
Augusta, GA, USA.
(3)Bangalore Medical College, India.
Email:jkeshavamurthy@augusta.edu

1120 15th street, BA-1411 30912 Augusta, United States of America; Email:jkeshavamurthy@augusta.edu
 
Patient
female, 43 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Figure1 : Small bowel series at 30 minutes

    Small bowel series showing classic "wind sock " sign

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Barium meal; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Figure 2: Abdominal CT scan, axial image – showing classic “wind-sock”

    Abdominal CT scans revealed a large intraluminal diverticulum with a “wind-sock appearance,” stretching from the descending duodenum to the fourth portion of the duodenum, a characteristic finding of a duodenal web.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Figure 3: Abdominal CT scan, coronal image

    Coronal image of abdominal CT showing a duodenal web.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
Small bowel series showing classic "wind sock " sign
 
Abdominal CT scans revealed a large intraluminal diverticulum with a “wind-sock appearance,” stretching from the descending duodenum to the fourth portion of the duodenum, a characteristic finding of a duodenal web.
 
Coronal image of abdominal CT showing a duodenal web.
 
 
 
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