Clinical and Medical Case Reports

ISSN: 2684-4915

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Tsung-Jung Tsai

Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan

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    Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis as Incidental Finding with Ischemic Ileum: A Case Report
    Author(s): Tsung-Jung Tsai and Yu-Yao Chang*

    Purpose: Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis (PCI) can be innocuous or fatal. Distinguishing pathologic etiology from benign is problematic. Physicians must cumulatively evaluate patient’s vital signs, clinical signs and symptoms, lab data and radiographic image to reach a management plan. Methods: We present a case of an 83-year-old man with presentation of abdominal pain. We provided a review of the clinical manifestations, imaging data of this case, and the literature related to the PCI. Results: A male patient had a history of cecum adenoma post with laparoscopic assisted right hemicolectomy 13 years ago, recurrent interstitial pneumonitis related to Nivolumab under methylprednisolone 4 mg use, and diabetes under acarbose control. This patient was admitted to the emergency department with.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2684-4915.2022.6.207

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