From the case: Portal venous gas

CT
Coronal CT
Coronal liver window
Coronal CT
Modality: CT (liver window)

- “ Elderly patient with extensive Portal venous gas due to ischaemic bowel. Note the extensive peripheral liver and mesenteric intravascular gas. Unf...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Intestinal ischaemia - “ Intestinal ischaemia refers to vascular compromise of the bowel which in the acute setting has a very high mortality if not treated expediently. D...”
  • Portal venous gas - “ Portal venous gas is the accumulation of gas in the portal vein and its branches. It needs to be distinguished from pneumobilia, although this is ...”

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