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barber pole appearance

barber pole appearance

IMAGING

A descriptive term for the angiographic appearance of the “supercoiled” superior mesenteric artery and vein (see bottom image) as seen in a patient with midgut malrotation and volvulus, which has been fancifully likened to a barber pole 

Synonym Barber pole pattern, cooked macaroni appearance 

Reference Radiol 1973; 109: 555 

NEONATOLOGY

A popular term for the gross appearance of an umbilical cord with

barber pole image in New Medical Terms

barber pole appearance of the superior mesenteric artery due to midgut malrotation and volvulus

chronic necrotising funisitis, which is characterised by alternating light- and dark-colored spiral bands of tissue. The appearance indicates prolonged infection or immune response;  it may be seen with acute chorioamnionitis 

Outcome Stillbirth, growth retardation, chronic infection–e.g., syphilis

 

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