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.

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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Mesenteroaxial volvulus occurs when the stomach rotates along the short axis and torsion occurs (Marcin et al., 2014).
Gastric mesenteroaxial volvulus with partial eventration of left hemidiaphragm: A rare case report.
The mesenteroaxial volvulus with <180 degrees rotation has high incident of recurrence (1).
Rotation of the stomach along the longitudinal axis is termed organoaxial volvulus, while rotation along the transverse axis is termed mesenteroaxial volvulus [1, 2].
(6) This is thought to be one predisposing factor in the development of the second type of volvulus, and the variant encountered in our patient - mesenteroaxial volvulus. The gastrohepatic ligament is demonstrated on the coronal and axial images (Fig.