duodenal sweep

A term used by both radiologists and endoscopists for the 1st and 2nd segments of the duodenum as it sweeps superiorly and posteriorly past the gastric antrum

duodenal 'sweep'

GI disease A term used by both radiologists and endoscopists, for the 1st and 2nd segments of the duodenum as it sweeps superiorly and posteriorly past the gastric antrum
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She had a similar presentation three months earlier at which time an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) revealed a 1.5-cm deep punched-out duodenal ulcer with adherent clot in the proximal duodenal sweep, erosive duodenitis and gastritis, two pinpoint ulcers in the prepyloric region, and an 8mm clean based duodenal bulb ulcer.
Intra-operative findings that raise suspicion for the presence of a duodenal injury include crepitus along the duodenal sweep, bile staining of para-duodenal tissues, documented bile leak, presence of a right-sided retro-peritoneal or para-renal hematoma.