Abdominal pain , diarrhea and fever .
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There is long segment of moderate diffuse mural thickening (1-2 cms ) with enhancement involves the terminal ileum with prominent mesenteric edema and vasculature giving the ( comb sign ).
There is evidence of multiple enhanced small collections in the mesentery adjacent to the inflammed bowel loop with air and fluid contents consistent with abscesses .
Known case of Crohn's disease with active inflammation of long segment of the terminal ileum and evidence of mesenteric abscesses and comb sign .
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