Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology
"pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis"
- multiple gas filled cysts of various sizes located in subserosa (sometimes
- age: adulthood
- location: predominantly in lower colon
- best demonstrated on CT
- segmental mucosal nodularity (DDx: polyposis)
- complication: assymptomatic large pneumoperitoneum (may persist
see: pneumatosis intestinalis
Yong H. Hahn, MD - 2 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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