Pneumatosis intestinalis

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Diagnosis certain
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Gas within the wall of the bowel.

Case Discussion

Pneumatosis intestinalis in this patient with aortic dissection. 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 ischemia and infarction. 

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