Case Study

CT Scan of full Abdomen (P + C)
PATIENT: 52 year old male COMPLAINT: Left side left lower abdomen pain, vomiting

  • Non enhancing hypodense complete lumen occluding filling defect in superior mesenteric vein suggestive of complete thrombosis.
  • Non enhancing hypodense partial filling defect in portal vein suggestive of partial thrombosis
  • Diffuse long segment circumferential wall thickening involving small bowel lobes loops in right half of abdomen and in the pelvis (ileal) showing mild mucosal enhancement (target appearance) with linear high attenuation areas in the wall, mild surrounding fat stranding and congestion of mesentery as described above suggestive of ischemic small bowel.