Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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Chronic abdominal pain. Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
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Small bowel pneumatosis intestinalis.
6cm calcified rectolith.
All of the visualized musculature (including the arms at the edge of the images) is completely replaced with fat.
Complete atrophy of the musculature with fatty replacement in keeping with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
More localized fatty replacement can occur in conditions such as polio or paralysis.