pneumatosis


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pneumatosis

[‚nü·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
The presence of air or gas in abnormal situations in the body.
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Multiple studies have also demonstrated the value of certain imaging findings, including pneumatosis intestinalis (Figure 1), isolated SMA occlusion, as well as celiac and inferior mesenteric artery occlusion with distal SMA disease (branch vessel occlusions or narrowing), arterial embolism, or venous gas (Figure 2).
Images of the month: gastric pneumatosis due to sevelamer-mediated necrosis.
Conclusion: Cerebral venous air embolism may occur after pneumatosis intestinalis by a retrograde flow of air from the mesenteric veins and portal vein.
Purulent peritonitis manifests as thickened parietal peritoneum, seroperitoneum, pneumatosis, thickening and edema of omentum majus and mesentery of small intestine, etc.
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis is a rare disorder, characterised histologically by the presence of multiple gas filled cysts in the subserosal or submucosal wall of the large or small intestine.
Pneumatosis intestinalis versus pseudo-pneumatosis: review of CT findings and differentiation.
sup][4],[5],[6] CCP can resemble adenoma, adenocarcinoma, lipoma, endometriosis, neurofibroma, pseudopolyps, and pneumatosis coli.
Adenomyoma is differentiated from entities with similar macroscopic characteristics including enteritis cystica profunda, pneumatosis cystoides intesti nalis, metastatic adenocarcinoma, and hamartomatous polyps of the Peutz-Jeghers syndrome based on histopathological criteria (1-4).
Pneumatosis intestinalis and hepatic portal venous gas caused by mesenteric ischemia in an aged person.
Clinically significant pneumatosis intestinalis with postoperative enteral feedings by needle catheter jejunostomy: an unusual complication.
1) Intramural pneumatosis and emphysematous gastritis have been reported in association with gastric bezoars.
Similar findings in other cases have been undiagnosed or misdiagnosed as cystic pneumatosis intestinalis.