mesenteroaxial volvulus

mesenteroaxial volvulus

a type of gastric volvulus in which the axis of twist is parallel to the line of the gastric mesentery.
See also: organoaxial.

mesenteroaxial volvulus

the less common of the two types of gastric volvulus, in which the stomach twists transversely around its mesenteric axis. This type is more common in children.

mes·en·ter·o·ax·i·al vol·vu·lus

(mes'ĕn-ter'ō-aks'ē-ăl vol'vyū-lŭs)
A type of gastric volvulus in which the axis of twist is parallel to the line of the gastric mesentery
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8) Mesenteroaxial volvulus is much less common, accounting for approximately 29% of cases, and occurs when the stomach rotates around the transgastric/short axis (a line connecting the middle of the lesser curvature with the middle of the greater curvature) (Fig.
Delayed diagnosis of intermittent mesenteroaxial volvulus of the stomach by CT: A case report.