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Case 9486

Right colon diverticulitis

Author(s)
Palas, João; Afonso, Patrícia Diana; Matos, António; Ramalho, Miguel

Garcia de Orta Radiology;
Av. Torrado da Silva 2805-267 Almada, Portugal;
Email:joaopalas30@hotmail.com
 
Patient
female, 43 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Abdominal Ultrasound
     

    Diverticular image in the ascending colon wall with increased echogenicity of adjacent fat tissue.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Colon; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Special Focus: Diverticula; Inflammation;

    Diverticular image in the ascending colon wall with increased echogenicity of adjacent fat tissue.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Colon; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Special Focus: Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Unenhanced Abdominal CT
     

    Thickened diverticules in the ascending colon, surrounded by poorly circumscribed fat stranding.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Special Focus: Diverticula; Inflammation;

    Thickened diverticules in the ascending colon, surrounded by poorly circumscribed fat stranding.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Special Focus: Diverticula; Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    One week later abdominal CT
     

    An abdominal CT, one week after conservative treatment, showed resolution of the inflammatory process.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Special Focus: Diverticula; Inflammation;

    An abdominal CT, one week after conservative treatment, showed resolution of the inflammatory process.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Special Focus: Diverticula; Inflammation;
     
     
Diverticular image in the ascending colon wall with increased echogenicity of adjacent fat tissue.
 
Diverticular image in the ascending colon wall with increased echogenicity of adjacent fat tissue.
 
Thickened diverticules in the ascending colon, surrounded by poorly circumscribed fat stranding.
 
Thickened diverticules in the ascending colon, surrounded by poorly circumscribed fat stranding.
 
An abdominal CT, one week after conservative treatment, showed resolution of the inflammatory process.
 
An abdominal CT, one week after conservative treatment, showed resolution of the inflammatory process.
 
 
 
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