TITLE

EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Jul2006, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p1011
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the differential diagnosis on the unusual frozen pelvis detected by magnetic resonance imaging on a woman's rectum. Initial findings through transrectal ultrasound revealed inflammatory cells only. The patient underwent laparotomy and defunctioning colostomy to precisely examine the abnormality. The medical operations isolated the Gram positive microaerophilic bacilli, Actinomyces israelii, from perotoneal fluid, and the patient was medicated with high dose penicillin.
ACCESSION #
21399631

 

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