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Case of the Week 347

What's the most likely diagnosis?

  • 52 year-old undergoing CT for RLQ pain

Axial CT of Upper Abdomen- Lung Window

  1. Amiodarone toxicity
  2. Neurofibromatosis
  3. Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis
  4. Colitis cystica profunda
  5. Cirrhosis

Additional Image - Axial CT of Lower Abdomen


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Axial CT of Lower Abdomen - Lung Window




3. Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis



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Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis

General Considerations

  • Gas in the bowel wall
  • Occurs as a primary and secondary forms
  • Primary form is uncommon and is also called pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis
  • Secondary form (85%) occurs with...

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