Missed our latest free live-stream? Catch up now on our Procedure Tips (Chris Nicholas) and Right Lower Quadrant Pain (Matt Morgan)

Typhlitis (neutropaenic colitis)

Case contributed by Dr Nasir Siddiqui


Immunocompromised patient with abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Wall thickening and mucosal enhancement of the cecum and ascending colon.

Case Discussion

Given the history, findings are consistent with typhlitis.

Differential considerations

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 12420
Published: 23rd Nov 2010
Last edited: 23rd Apr 2021
Tag: colitis
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.