Fat halo in normal terminal ileum

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Selected axial and coronal images from a non-contrast CT demonstrate normal submucosal fat halo in the terminal ileum. 

Case Discussion

Asymptomatic patient with renal calculus CT KUB (not shown) with a normal fat halo of the terminal ileum and ileocecal valve. Submucosal fatty metaplasia elsewhere is seen in chronic inflammation. 

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Case information

rID: 7309
Published: 9th Oct 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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