From the case: Lead pipe bowel


Barium enema

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double contrast barium enema
Modality: Barium (double contrast barium enema)

- “ This case demonstrates classical lead pipe appearance associated with chronic ulcerative colitis. The normal haustral pattern is to have the most ...”

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  • Lead pipe sign (colon) - “ The lead pipe appearance of colon is the classical barium enema finding in chronic ulcerative colitis, and is also seen with other modalities such...”
  • Ulcerative colitis - “ Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that not only predominantly affects the colon, but also has extraintestinal manifes...”
  • Crohn disease vs ulcerative colitis - “ Due to the overlap in clinical presentation of Crohn disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), imaging often has a role to play in distinguishing ...”
  • Haustral folds - “ The haustral folds (Latin: haustrum, plural: haustra) represent folds of mucosa within the colon. They are formed by circumferential contraction o...”
  • Inflammatory bowel disease - “ Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), although occasionally used to encompass a variety of infective and purely inflammatory bowel conditions, usually...”

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