Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2012;31(4): 267-269.
Sonographic Findings of Mesenteroaxial Gastric Volvulus in a Young Infant: A Case Report.
Yun Jung Lim
Department of Radiology, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University, Busan, Korea. yjlim79@gmail.com
  Published online: December 31, 2012.
ABSTRACT
We present a case of sonographically-diagnosed mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus in a neonate. Plain radiography revealed severe gaseous gastric distension. Ultrasonography (US) showed a displaced and compressed antrum and pylorus above the gastroesophageal junction. The provisional diagnosis was mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus. The patient underwent an emergency laparotomy and a mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus was found. This case shows that US can be useful for diagnosing mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus in neonates.
Keywords: Mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus; Ultrasonography; Infant
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