Chemotherapy induced enteritis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Increasing abdominal pain 8 days following an autograft for myeloma.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
CT

Almost the entire small bowel, best appreciated in the ileum, is thick-walled, without out evidence of infarction or obstruction.

Case Discussion

In the setting of recent chemotherapy (hopefully curative) and autograft, these features are most in keeping with a chemotherapy induced enteritis. 

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Case information

rID: 18594
Published: 14th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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