Case contributed by Dr Omar Bashir


Bloody diarrhoea

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

There is mucosal oedema of the descending colon depicted by characteristic "thumbprinting".

Case Discussion

Thumbprinting is a radiographic sign of bowel wall thickening. It is seen in a variety of conditions causing colitis

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Case information

rID: 19231
Published: 18th Aug 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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