TITLE

Gas in the portomesenteric vessels from nonocclusive ischemic bowel disease

AUTHOR(S)
Nault, Isabelle; Lauzon, Claude
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p321
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors discuss the case study of a woman with Crohn's disease and presumed exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease. Uncommon occurrence of gas in the portomesenteric circulation during ischemic enterocolitis is highlighted. Information on the patients medical history, abdominal radiography, gastroscopy, ischemic enterocolitis and an emergency laparotomy performed during the study is also presented.
ACCESSION #
23761374

 

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