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Case 13358

Superior mesenteric vein aneurysm

Author(s)
Eleonora Tricarico

University of Bari Medical School, DIM - Section of Diagnostic Imaging; Piazza Giulio Cesare 11 70124 Bari, Italy; Email:eleonoratric@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 65 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Cross sectional CT image showing aneurysm of SMV

    Cross sectional CT image shows aneurysm of SMV, with a diameter of 3.9 cm.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal MIP image showing aneurysm of SMV

    Coronal MIP image shows aneurysm of SMV and two diverticula of second portion of duodenum.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Computer Applications-General; Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    3D Reconstruction of SMV aneurysm

    3D Reconstruction shows SMV aneurysm located below the confluence with the splenic vein.

     
    Area of Interest: Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Computer Applications-3D; Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Cross sectional CT image showing two duodenal diverticula

    Cross sectional CT image shows two diverticula of second portion of duodenum with air-fluid levels.

     
    Area of Interest: Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
Cross sectional CT image shows aneurysm of SMV, with a diameter of 3.9 cm.
 
Coronal MIP image shows aneurysm of SMV and two diverticula of second portion of duodenum.
 
3D Reconstruction shows SMV aneurysm located below the confluence with the splenic vein.
 
Cross sectional CT image shows two diverticula of second portion of duodenum with air-fluid levels.
 
 
 
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