Pneumatosis intestinalis

Case contributed by RMH Core Conditions


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 82
Gender: Male

Apparent subdiaphragmatic free gas has been previously demonstrated, and on previous CT's has been shown to represent extensive pneumatosis intestinalis.

The bowel gas pattern is within normal limits, with no evidence of obstruction.

Gas and faecal matter is seen to the rectum.

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Case information

rID: 31039
Case created: 17th Sep 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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