Mesenteric ischemia

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


Acute on top of chronic abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female

Multiple small bowel loops and proximal large bowel show wall edema / thickening and hypo-enhancement. Mild mesenteric congestion. No free fluid or uncontained gas.

Central filling defect seen at the superior mesenteric artery post middle colic artery branch.

Case Discussion

Findings are consistent with acute SMA occlusion.

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Case information

rID: 43593
Published: 22nd Mar 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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