Na+ 135 mEq/l (135 - 145)
K+ 4.2 mEq/l (3.5 - 5.5)
Cl- 101 mEq/l (95 - 105)
Full Blood Count
WBC/DC: 9,000/mm3 (4,600 - 11,000)
Hb: 14 g/dl (13.8 - 18 g/dl)
Platelets: 320,000/mm3 (150,000 - 450,000)
Upright X-Ray Abdomen
The X-Ray shows multiple air-fluid levels and dilated loops of large bowel. There is a markedly distended loop of sigmoid colon assuming an inverted U-shape.
CT Abdomen & Pelvis
The CT scan shows multiple dilated loops of colon with air-fluid levels and a central 'whirl' sign.