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Case 9029

Small bowel obstruction due to a metastasis of a bronchial carcinoma.

Author(s)
Van Looveren K, Op de Beeck B, Snoeckx A, Spinhoven MJ, Parizel PM
 
Patient
male, 73 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Erect plain abdominal X-ray

    Moderately dilated jejunal loops with some gas-fluid levels in the left upper quadrant and a gasless rectosigmoid.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Gastrointestinal tract; Small bowel; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Dilatation; Metastases;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Contrast-enhanced CT scan of the abdomen

    Small bowel obstruction due to a solid, homogeneously enhancing bowel wall mass. Dilated small bowel loops proximal to the mass and collapsed loops distally.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Neoplasia; Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal reformatted contrast-enhanced CT

    Ileal mass, clearly originating from the intestinal wall. Dilated stomach and proximal small bowel loops filled with fluid and collapsed distal ileal loops and collapsed large bowel.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: CT; Image manipulation / Reconstruction; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Neoplasia; Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
Moderately dilated jejunal loops with some gas-fluid levels in the left upper quadrant and a gasless rectosigmoid.
 
Small bowel obstruction due to a solid, homogeneously enhancing bowel wall mass. Dilated small bowel loops proximal to the mass and collapsed loops distally.
 
Ileal mass, clearly originating from the intestinal wall. Dilated stomach and proximal small bowel loops filled with fluid and collapsed distal ileal loops and collapsed large bowel.
 
 
 
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