Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 303–305 | Cite as

Simultaneous double obstruction of the proximal colon: A case report

  • Alan Wecksell
  • Lawrence A. Gordon


A rare case of simultaneous obstructions of the proximal colon secondary to an obstructing carcinoma of the transverse colon and an ascending colon volvulus at the hepatic flexure is presented. Their probable interrelationship and resulting radiographic features are discussed.

Key words

Volvulus Ascending colon Carcinoma Intestinal obstruction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Wecksell
    • 1
    • 3
  • Lawrence A. Gordon
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyCornell University Medical CollegeManhassetUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryCornell University Medical CollegeManhassetUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyNorth Shore University HospitalManhassetUSA

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