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Case 15500

Multiple gastrointestinal tract diverticula with ileal diverticulitis

Author(s)
Christophe Schepers, Bernard Sneyers, Luc Verhaeghe

AZ Sint-Lucas
Sint-Lucaslaan 29,
8310 Bruges, Belgium
email: christophe.schepers@stlucas.be
 
Patient
female, 76 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ileal diverticulitis and small-bowel diverticulosis (previous CT)
     

    Axial CT image of the patient during diverticulitis episode. We can see ileal diverticula (thin white arrows), inflammation of surrounding fat (black arrowheads), abscesses (big white arrows) and a sigmoid...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Diverticula;

    Coronal CT image of the patient during diverticulitis episode. We can see ileal diverticula (thin white arrows), inflammation of surrounding fat (black arrowheads) and abscesses (big white arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Diverticula;

    Para-axial CT image of the patient on a previous CT showing the ileal diverticulosis prior to the ileal diverticulitis episode. The caecum, the terminal ileum and ileal diverticula (red arrows) are visible.

     
    Area of Interest: Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Diverticula;

    Para-coronal CT image of the patient on a previous CT showing the ileal diverticulosis prior to the ileal diverticulitis episode. The caecum, the terminal ileum and ileal diverticula (red arrows) are visible.

     
    Area of Interest: Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Duodenal diverticulum

    This sagittal CT image shows a duodenal diverticulum of the D2 segment (red arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Zenker’s diverticulum

    A dynamic swallowing study (late pharyngeal phase) shows a small diverticulum proximal from the upper oesophageal sphincter: a Zenker’s diverticulum (red arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
Axial CT image of the patient during diverticulitis episode. We can see ileal diverticula (thin white arrows), inflammation of surrounding fat (black arrowheads), abscesses (big white arrows) and a sigmoid diverticulum (white arrowhead).
 
Coronal CT image of the patient during diverticulitis episode. We can see ileal diverticula (thin white arrows), inflammation of surrounding fat (black arrowheads) and abscesses (big white arrows).
 
Para-axial CT image of the patient on a previous CT showing the ileal diverticulosis prior to the ileal diverticulitis episode. The caecum, the terminal ileum and ileal diverticula (red arrows) are visible.
 
Para-coronal CT image of the patient on a previous CT showing the ileal diverticulosis prior to the ileal diverticulitis episode. The caecum, the terminal ileum and ileal diverticula (red arrows) are visible.
 
This sagittal CT image shows a duodenal diverticulum of the D2 segment (red arrow).
 
A dynamic swallowing study (late pharyngeal phase) shows a small diverticulum proximal from the upper oesophageal sphincter: a Zenker’s diverticulum (red arrow).
 
 
 
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