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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

Graham JWG - MedPix (2014)

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

History: 28 y.o. woman with onset of crampy abdominal pain.

Findings: An acute abdominal series suggest early small bowel obstruction, with a dilated loop of small bowel and paucity of large bowel gas. The abdomen is protuberant, with centralization of bowel loops suggesting ascites. This is best demonstrated on follow up CT Scanogram obtained at a latter date. CT images demonstrate ascites that causes mass effect on abdominal viscera, demostrated by scalloping of the liver margins.

Ddx: Ascities Pseudomyxoma peritonei Abscesses

Dxhow: Surgery and Pathology

Exam: Physical exam reveal a protuberant abdomen with decreased bowel sounds.

No MeSH data available.


Dilated loops of small bowel, multiple air/fluid levels (arrowheads) with paucity of colonic air. Centralization of bowel gas, protruberant abdomen, and increased density consistent with ascites.
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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

Graham JWG - MedPix (2014)

Dilated loops of small bowel, multiple air/fluid levels (arrowheads) with paucity of colonic air. Centralization of bowel gas, protruberant abdomen, and increased density consistent with ascites.
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MPX2067_synpic11192: Dilated loops of small bowel, multiple air/fluid levels (arrowheads) with paucity of colonic air. Centralization of bowel gas, protruberant abdomen, and increased density consistent with ascites.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

History: 28 y.o. woman with onset of crampy abdominal pain.

Findings: An acute abdominal series suggest early small bowel obstruction, with a dilated loop of small bowel and paucity of large bowel gas. The abdomen is protuberant, with centralization of bowel loops suggesting ascites. This is best demonstrated on follow up CT Scanogram obtained at a latter date. CT images demonstrate ascites that causes mass effect on abdominal viscera, demostrated by scalloping of the liver margins.

Ddx: Ascities Pseudomyxoma peritonei Abscesses

Dxhow: Surgery and Pathology

Exam: Physical exam reveal a protuberant abdomen with decreased bowel sounds.

No MeSH data available.