Perforated sigmoid

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones
CT

CT demonstrated gas and fluid surrounding the sigmoid colon which shows circumferential mural thickening.

Case Discussion

This patient presented with lower abdominal pain and guarding. Gastrograffin enema (not shown) suggested sigmoid colon perforation. CT confirmed the diagnosis with gas and fluid surrounding the sigmoid colon which shows circumferential mural thickening.

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Case information

rID: 6447
Case created: 26th Jun 2009
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
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