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ABDOMINAL IMAGING Table of Contents   
Year : 2003  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-36
Twisted ribbon sign

Dept. of Radiodiagnosis, JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

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S Datta
Dept. of Radiodiagnosis, JJM Medical College, Davangere
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An incomplete obstruction of the duodenum and proximal jejunum associated with malrotation and midgut volvulus shows a typical 'corkscrew or twisted ribbon appearance' on barium meal follow through examination. Barium enema confirms the malrotationwith a high, malplaced, subhepatic caecum. We would like to illustrate this sign with an example.

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