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Small Bowel Diverticulosis

Boller WAB - MedPix (2009)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Small Bowel Diverticulosis

History: 87 y/o female with vague epigastric discomfort and increased abdominal bloating for several months. She has suffered a 10lb weight loss over the past year and now weighs 90 lbs. She has had increased bowel frequency with 3-5 normal BM's/day. She denies fever, nausea, vomiting. PMHx: B12 injections d/t B12 deficiency Hypokalemia on oral K supplementation HTN HLD Breast CA 4 yrs ago

Findings: SBFT demonstrates innumerable small bowel diverticula; enhanced abdominal CT demonstrates similar findings (but more difficult to perceive -- white arrows mark the diverticula)

Ddx: Small Bowel Diverticulosis Scleroderma

Dxhow: Imaging and history

Exam: PE: Unremarkable. No current lab abnormalities.

No MeSH data available.


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Small Bowel Diverticulosis

Boller WAB - MedPix (2009)

SBFT demonstrates innumerable small bowel diverticula
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MPX2101_synpic48200: SBFT demonstrates innumerable small bowel diverticula

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Small Bowel Diverticulosis

History: 87 y/o female with vague epigastric discomfort and increased abdominal bloating for several months. She has suffered a 10lb weight loss over the past year and now weighs 90 lbs. She has had increased bowel frequency with 3-5 normal BM's/day. She denies fever, nausea, vomiting. PMHx: B12 injections d/t B12 deficiency Hypokalemia on oral K supplementation HTN HLD Breast CA 4 yrs ago

Findings: SBFT demonstrates innumerable small bowel diverticula; enhanced abdominal CT demonstrates similar findings (but more difficult to perceive -- white arrows mark the diverticula)

Ddx: Small Bowel Diverticulosis Scleroderma

Dxhow: Imaging and history

Exam: PE: Unremarkable. No current lab abnormalities.

No MeSH data available.