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Typhlitis (neutropaenic colitis)

Case contributed by Dr Nasir Siddiqui

Presentation

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

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Case information

rID: 12420
Published: 23rd Nov 2010
Last edited: 23rd Apr 2021
Tag: colitis
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