CT

CT abdomen / pelvis

Coronal C+ portal venous phase
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ This patient elegantly demonstrates a pancolitis with marked mucosal oedema resulting in thumbprinting. The diagnosis of Clostridium difficile col...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Thumbprinting - “ Thumbprinting is a radiographic sign of large bowel wall thickening, usually caused by oedema, related to an infective or inflammatory process (co...”
  • Clostridium difficile colitis - “ Clostridium difficile colitis, also known as pseudomembranous colitis, is a common cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, and increasingly enco...”
  • Large bowel obstruction - “ Large bowel obstruction (LBO) are often impressive on imaging, on account of the ability of the large bowel to massively distend. This condition r...”

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