Items tagged “small bowel”

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Intestinal malrotation

Intestinal malrotation is a congenital anatomical anomaly that results from an abnormal rotation of the gut as it returns to the abdominal cavity during embryogenesis. Although some individuals live their entire life with malrotated bowel without symptoms, the abnormality does predispose to mid...
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Duodenal web

Duodenal web
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Michael Sargent
Published 06 Apr 2009
63% complete
Barium
Case

Crohn's disease: comb sign

Crohn's disease
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 17 Aug 2009
80% complete
CT
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Comb sign (mesentery)

The comb sign refers to the hypervascular appearance of the mesentery in active Crohn disease.  Fibrofatty proliferation and perivascular inflammatory infiltration outline the distended intestinal arcades. This forms linear densities on the mesenteric side of the affected segments of small bowel...
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Crohn disease

Crohn disease is an idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) characterised by widespread gastrointestinal tract involvement typically with skip lesions. It is also known as regional enteritis, and frequently there is systemic involvement. Epidemiology The diagnosis is typically made between...
Case

Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (small bowel)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 30 Aug 2009
95% complete
CTAnnotated image
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Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome

Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome (DIOS) is one the of many abdominal manifestations of cystic fibrosis. In older children or young adults with cystic fibrosis, the distal small bowel may become obstructed with a mucofaeculent material in the distal ileum and right colon.    Epidemiology ...
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SMA thromboembolism and splenic infarcts

SMA thromboemboli...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 03 Sep 2009
65% complete
CT
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Jejunal atresia

Jejunal atresia is a congenital anomaly characterised by obliteration of the lumen of the jejunum. The site of the atresia can be anywhere from the ligament of Treitz to the jejunoileal junction. There can be more than one atretic segment. This article will focus on jejunal atresia alone but be...
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Jejunal atresia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 10 Nov 2009
79% complete
X-rayBariumFluoroscopy
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Intestinal malrotation and midgut volvulus

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Dec 2009
88% complete
X-rayBarium
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Midgut volvulus

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 09 Jan 2010
94% complete
Barium
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Midgut volvulus

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Laughlin Dawes
Published 05 Feb 2010
53% complete
CT
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Whirlpool sign

The whirlpool sign, also known as the whirl sign, is seen when a structure twists upon itself. It is most commonly described in the abdomen where bowel rotates around its mesentery, with mesenteric vessels creating the whirls. It can also be seen in ovarian torsion. Whirlpool sign: mesenteric ...
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Scleroderma (gastrointestinal manifestations)

Gastrointestinal manifestations of scleroderma can occur in up to 90% of patients with scleroderma 2 with the commonest site of GI involvement being the oesophagus. As clinical presentation, radiographic appearances and differential diagnosis vary with the location of involvement these are disc...
Case

Scleroderma small bowel involvement

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 03 May 2010
97% complete
Barium
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Small bowel stricture

CT
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 28 Sep 2010
83% complete
CT
Case

Scleroderma: musculoskeletal and gastrointestinal manifestations

 Diagnosis probable
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
46% complete
X-rayFluoroscopy
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Small bowel obstruction with associated mesenteric volvulus

CT demonstrates a...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Nasir Siddiqui
Published 03 Nov 2010
95% complete
CT
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Intestinal malrotation

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 11 Dec 2010
71% complete
X-rayFluoroscopy

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