An Unusual Cause of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Obstruction

Karamollah Toolabi, Abbas Zamanian, Reza Parsaei, Fezzeh Elyasinia


A 79-year-old man presented to emergency department with the complaint of abdominal pain and vomiting since two days earlier. He had no history of abdominal pain or gastrointestinal disease. On physical examination, he was dehydrated and a significant distension was noted in the upper abdomen. Plain radiograph y showed a dilated stomach. Computed tomography a showed dilated stomach with a twist pattern (Figures 1, 2).

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