Ileitis - Yersinia enterocolitica infection

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Four days history of abdominal pain in right iliac fossa associated with diarrhea.

Patient Data

Age: 68
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Non contrast CT shows thickened on distal ileum wall and enlarged mesenteric regional lymph nodes.

Case Discussion

On this study we can see finds of ileits and mesenteric adenitis.

During the hospitalization the diagnosis of Yersinia enterocolitica infection was confirmed by measuring concentrations in the blood (ELISA) and stool culture.

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Case information

rID: 14128
Case created: 1st Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Feb 2016
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