Perforated sigmoid

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
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. Gastrografin 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
Published: 26th Jun 2009
Last edited: 18th Oct 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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