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Case 3291

CT features of sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis

Author(s)
Laswed T, Rotman S, Schnyder P, Schmidt S
 
Patient
female, 33 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    A plain abdominal X-ray image taken in 1996 and 2000
     

    A plain abdominal X-ray image taken in 1996 showing diffuse abdominal calcifications in the right iliac fossa.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Plain abdominal x-ray performed in 1996 and 2000 respectively .;

    A plain abdominal X-ray image taken in 2000 showing diffuse abdominal calcifications, located especially in the right iliac fossa.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Plain abdominal x-ray performed in 1996 and 2000 respectively .;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial and coronal reconstructions of the native abdominal CT scan
     

    An axial native CT image demonstrating diffuse curvilinear calcifications delineating the intestinal wall as well as the catheter used for the peritoneal dialysis .

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: axial and coronal reconstruction of native abdominal CT scan.;

    A coronal reconstruction native CT image demonstrating diffuse curvilinear calcifications delineating the intestinal wall as well as the catheter used for the peritoneal dialysis.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: axial and coronal reconstruction of native abdominal CT scan.;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Histopathological findings
     

    A thickening of the peritoneal layer by a large sclerosing fibrosis. No mesothelial cells are visualized on the peritoneal surface.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Histopathological findings .;

    Microcalcificatons with endofibrosis seen within an arteriolar wall.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Histopathological findings .;
     
     
A plain abdominal X-ray image taken in 1996 showing diffuse abdominal calcifications in the right iliac fossa.
 
A plain abdominal X-ray image taken in 2000 showing diffuse abdominal calcifications, located especially in the right iliac fossa.
 
An axial native CT image demonstrating diffuse curvilinear calcifications delineating the intestinal wall as well as the catheter used for the peritoneal dialysis .
 
A coronal reconstruction native CT image demonstrating diffuse curvilinear calcifications delineating the intestinal wall as well as the catheter used for the peritoneal dialysis.
 
A thickening of the peritoneal layer by a large sclerosing fibrosis. No mesothelial cells are visualized on the peritoneal surface.
 
Microcalcificatons with endofibrosis seen within an arteriolar wall.
 
 
 
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