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Accordion sign

Case contributed by Dr Saleh Saleh
Modality: CT

Accordion sign in a patient with pseudomembranous colitis. Image shows marked wall thickening throughout the colon. The colonic wall is thick and only minimal contrast material can be seen sandwiched between the thick walls, creating the appearance of an accordion.

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