Fat halo sign

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Long standing crohn's disease.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Modality: CT

Note the fat halo sign seen in the loop of small bowel anteriorly in both cross-section and longitudinally, representing submucosal fat deposition due to chronic inflammation. 

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Case Information

rID: 2610
Case created: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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