Pneumatosis coli

Case contributed by Dr Gagandeep Singh

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Child presented to ER with rectal bleeding.

Patient Data

Age: 4 months
CT

CT scan demonstrates large amount of intramural air is visualized in the descending and rectosigmoid colon. Findings are suggestive of pneumatosis coli.

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Case information

rID: 5506
Case created: 28th Jan 2009
Last edited: 30th Dec 2015
Tag: colon
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