Delayed diagnosis of intermittent mesenteroaxial volvulus of the stomach by computed tomography: a case report

@article{Woon2008DelayedDO,
  title={Delayed diagnosis of intermittent mesenteroaxial volvulus of the stomach by computed tomography: a case report},
  author={Colin Yi-Loong Woon and Alexander Yaw-Fui Chung and Albert Su-Chong Low and Wai Keong Wong},
  journal={Journal of Medical Case Reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={343 - 343}
}
INTRODUCTION Gastric volvulus is a rare condition. Presenting acutely, mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus has characteristic symptoms and may be easily detected with upper gastrointestinal contrast studies. In contrast, subacute, intermittent cases present with intermittent vague symptoms from episodic twisting and untwisting. Imaging in these cases is only useful if performed in the symptomatic interval. CASE PRESENTATION We describe a patient with a long history of intermittent chest and… CONTINUE READING