September 2006
Gut;Sep2006, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p1289
Academic Journal
The article presents an answer to a question on the diagnosis of a disease in a patient as revealed by the computed tomography (CT) of his abdomen and his colonic specimen. The CT scan revealed the existence of free intraperitoneal gas anterior to the liver. However, no microscopic features of inflammatory bowel disease were discovered. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug induced distal colonic perforation and ulceration was the diagnosis.


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