Small bowel faeces sign

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


History of previous abdominal surgeries, now presented with vomiting, abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Multiple air fluid levels


Divarication of recti, dilated proximal small bowel loops with feces seen in the mid ileum with collapse of distal ileum and large bowel. Transition zone identified with mild mural thickening abutting the lower anterior abdominal wall. 

Case Discussion

Case courtesy: Dr. Nahed, Dr, Magdy

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Case information

rID: 40622
Published: 28th Oct 2015
Last edited: 29th Oct 2015
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