Sigmoid colitis

Images by Genevieve Carbonatto   

A patient presents with 4 days of abdominal pain and diarrhea. He has suprapubic tenderness. A point of care ultrasound confirms a colitis from his descending colon including his sigmoid colon.

Ultrasound features consistent with this

  • Thickened bowel wall
  • Hypoechoic submucosa.

 

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