Season 4 Case 13

History: abdominal pain

Season 4 Case 13

Case 13

History: abdominal painĀ 

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Case 13 Answer

Answer: Cecal volvulus (note the twisting of the mesentery in the left mid-lower quadrant

Sometimes this is termed the kidney bean sign (NOT to be confused with the coffee bean sign…. which is associated with?)

And for extra credit (as if), check out the famed cecal bascule: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/caecal-bascule