Pneumatosis intestinalis

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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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rID: 11784
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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