Normal gut ultrasound

Images and text Genevieve Carbonatto. I would like to thank the IBUS group , in no particular order, Torsten Kucharzik, Christian Masser,Giovanni Maconi, Frauke Petersen, Kim Nylund, Ruediger Goertz, Emma Calbrese, Anil Kumar Asthana, Kerri Kovak, Rune Wilkens and Stefania Carmagnola for their fantastic course on gut ultrasound which has spurred the following post and Read more about Normal gut ultrasound[…]

Intussusception: Left upper quadrant mass

Images Genevieve Carbonatto, text Genevieve Carbonatto An 80 year old lady presents to the Emergency Department with a 4 month history of feeling unwell on and off  associated with a  4 kg weight loss during that time. She presented acutely because  the night before she developed mild abdominal pain and vomiting.  She has been investigated Read more about Intussusception: Left upper quadrant mass[…]

Sigmoid colitis

Images by Genevieve Carbonatto   Abdominal pain for 4 days. Suprapubic tenderness. Mild diarrhea. Thickened bowel wall, hypoechoic submucosa. In the short axis, there is an area of inflammed bowel suprapubically. This is the sigmoid colon. This structure was visible from the descending colon to the sigmoid colon. Note lack of peristalsis and thickened bowel wall. Read more about Sigmoid colitis[…]