Left hemicolectomy on double contrast Gastrografin enema and loopogram

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen


Surgical resection of a large descending colon diverticulum 6 months ago.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Gastrograffin enema

Gastrografin enema shows complete opacification of the rectum and the remaining rectosigmoid junction.  No colonic masses or colonic strictures. No contrast leakage demonstrated.


Double contrast Gastrografin loopogram

Double contrast Gastrografin loopogram was done by injecting the contrast followed by air via an inserted Foley catheter through the colostomy stoma. No diverticulosis, luminal masses, mucosal abnormalities or strictures.

Case Discussion

This study was done mainly for surgical planning of reanastomosis of the colon.  

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Case information

rID: 46720
Published: 14th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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