Gas in the portomesenteric vessels from nonocclusive ischemic bowel disease

Nault, Isabelle; Lauzon, Claude
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p321
Academic Journal
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.


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