Pneumatosis intestinalis

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Gas within the wall of the bowel.

Case Discussion

Intramural gas, also known as pneumatosis intestinalis, refers to gas within the wall of the bowel and although in some instances may be an incidental finding, it is often seen in the setting of intestinal ischaemia and infarction. 

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rID: 11783
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 17th Sep 2015
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