Colonic tree

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Sigmoidal Tree

Modality: CT

Polypoid lesion in the proximal sigmoid found during CT colonography in a patient with a positive iFOBT test. Diameter of the polyp is 34 mm, narrow stalk. The image shown is a filling defect in the  the residual tagged fluid in the sigmoid caused by the tree-shaped polyp. Additional endoscopic examination was advised.

The picture shown is an enlarged image of the sigmoid and was taken directly from the Barco screen with an iPhone 6s.

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Case Information

rID: 41193
Case created: 19th Nov 2015
Last edited: 20th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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