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Ulcerative Colitis

Pieroni KPP - MedPix (2005)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Ulcerative Colitis

History: 17 yo male with 1 week history or watery and bloody diarrhea.

Findings: Scout film shows a featureless descending colon with loss of haustral folds and paucity of bowel gas generally. Spot film shows a 1.5cm focal area of luminal narrowing in the ascending colon that descends with manual compression. There is also evidence of button-like outpouchings in the ascending colon consistant with mucosal ulceratiions. The ascending colon was also featureless without evidence of haustral folds.

Ddx: Ulcerative Colitis Crohn's Disease Inflammatory Colitis Infectious Colitis

Dxhow: Endoscopy with biopsy

No MeSH data available.


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Ulcerative Colitis

Pieroni KPP - MedPix (2005)

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Ulcerative Colitis

History: 17 yo male with 1 week history or watery and bloody diarrhea.

Findings: Scout film shows a featureless descending colon with loss of haustral folds and paucity of bowel gas generally. Spot film shows a 1.5cm focal area of luminal narrowing in the ascending colon that descends with manual compression. There is also evidence of button-like outpouchings in the ascending colon consistant with mucosal ulceratiions. The ascending colon was also featureless without evidence of haustral folds.

Ddx: Ulcerative Colitis Crohn's Disease Inflammatory Colitis Infectious Colitis

Dxhow: Endoscopy with biopsy

No MeSH data available.