EURORAD ESR

Case 14362

Unconscious ingestion of fishbone detected on MDCT.

Author(s)
Vasileios Rafailidis1, Irini Nikolaou1, Christos Christoforidis1, Anna Diamantidou2, Afroditi Charitanti1

1. Department of Radiology, AHEPA University Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece.
2. 1st Propedeutic Surgery Clinic, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Email:billraf@hotmail.com
 
Patient
female, 40 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT findings
     

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT image showing a focally thickened jejunal loop with marked fat stranding of the adjacent mesenteric fat. Note a hyperdense linear structure situated at the loop’s wall.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT image showing the fat stranding associated with the thickened jejunal loop.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    Sagittal reformatted image showing the hyperdense structure (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    Coronal reformatted image showing the thickened loop, the hyperdense structure (arrow) along with the mesenteric fat stranding.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    Axial unenhanced CT image showing the hyperdense structure, excluding the presence of contrast extravasation.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
Axial contrast-enhanced CT image showing a focally thickened jejunal loop with marked fat stranding of the adjacent mesenteric fat. Note a hyperdense linear structure situated at the loop’s wall.
 
Axial contrast-enhanced CT image showing the fat stranding associated with the thickened jejunal loop.
 
Sagittal reformatted image showing the hyperdense structure (arrow).
 
Coronal reformatted image showing the thickened loop, the hyperdense structure (arrow) along with the mesenteric fat stranding.
 
Axial unenhanced CT image showing the hyperdense structure, excluding the presence of contrast extravasation.
 
 
 
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