Images and text Genevieve Carbonatto. Thanks to the IBUS group especially Emma Calbrese for her excellent talk on complications of IBD, but also Torsten Kucharzik, Christian Masser,Giovanni Maconi, Frauke Petersen, Kim Nylund, Ruediger Goertz, Anil Kumar Asthana, Kerri Kovak, Rune Wilkens and Stefania Carmagnola A 48 year old man presents to your department with severe Read more about Crohn’s disease – Bowel obstuction[…]
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto. A patient presents at 11.00 pm with diarrhea he has had for 3 days and abdominal pain. He is treated for gastroenteritis. A point of care ultrasound is performed in the morning to exclude other possible causes of abdominal pain. His ultrasound shows colitis. The abnormal colon can be traced Read more about 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.
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto 72 year old woman with a 4 day history of RIF pain. Ultrasound shows what was directly under the point of tenderness. A point of care ultrasound shows a complex structure tender structure in the RIF. This is a possible inflamed appendix, possible inflamed ileum. The AP diameter of the appendix Read more about RIF pain[…]