Portal and mesenteric venous gas

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Elderly

Selected images demonstrate very extensive portal venous gas due to ischemic bowel. Note the extensive peripheral liver and mesenteric intravascular gas.

Case Discussion

Unfortunately, but unsurprisingly, the patient passed away shortly after admission.

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Case information

rID: 2654
Published: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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