Cecal Bascule With Concurrent Acute Appendicitis

Ben E. Eggleston, MD; Rizwana Afzal, MD

Disclosures

Appl Radiol. 2011;40(11):28-30. 

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Conclusion

Volvulus is not a rare condition. The various imaging appearances must be recognized and considered immediately on plain film exams. High morbidity can be reduced by early treatment. CT scans and barium enema examinations are useful in diagnosis. Cecal resection is suggested surgically.

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