Midgut volvulus in an adult.


We report a case of duodenal malrotation that presented in adulthood as midgut volvulus. On colour Doppler ultrasound, findings of a clockwise rotation of the superior mesenteric vein around the superior mesenteric artery (whirlpool sign) and a distinctive 'whirl'-like pattern resulting from an encircling of loops of the bowel around the SMA on CT is… (More)


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@article{Puvaneswary2003MidgutVI, title={Midgut volvulus in an adult.}, author={Murugasu Puvaneswary and Shanthakumar M.W. Rajaratnam}, journal={Australasian radiology}, year={2003}, volume={47 1}, pages={83-4} }