Perforated bowel ischaemia

Case contributed by Dr Amer Alaref

Presentation

20 days post coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), presenting with abdominal distension.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female
CT

Sloughed esophagus, pneumoperitonium, pneumatosis intestinalis, portal vein gas, hepatic, splenic and renal ischemia.

Case Discussion

Findings are in keeping with multiorgan hypoperfusion ischemia.

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Case information

rID: 13985
Case created: 8th Jun 2011
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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