Crohn’s disease – Bowel obstuction

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[…]

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[…]

RIF pain

Images by Genevieve Carbonatto  72 year old woman with 4 day history of RIF pain. Ultrasound shows what was directly under the point of tenderness. Possible inflammed appendix, possible inflammed ileum AP diametre 1.95 cm, not moving. Note small amount of fluid inferior to this structure Still in transverse, but a few cm down, another rounded Read more about RIF pain[…]