A comprehensive radiologic review of abdominal and pelvic torsions
Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2021 Jan 2. doi: 10.1007/s00261-020-02868-x. Online ahead of print.
Richard Bonney, Jonathan W Revels, Sherry S Wang, Rick Lussier, Courtney B Dey, Douglas S Katz, Mariam Moshiri
The clinical manifestations of abdominal and pelvic organ torsion can often be non-specific and can affect a wide range of ages and demographic groups. Radiologists have a key role in not only establishing the diagnosis of organ torsion, but also in the assessment of potential complications. As multiple imaging modalities may be utilized in the evaluation of abdominal and pelvic pain, recognizing the various appearances of organ torsion is important to ensure early diagnosis and thereby reducing patient morbidity and mortality, particularly since abdominal and pelvic organ torsion may not be clinically suspected at the time of initial patient presentation.
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