Core curriculum illustration: colonic intussusception due to pedunculated lipoma

Core curriculum illustration: colonic intussusception due to pedunculated lipoma This is the 48th installment of a series that will highlight one case per publication issue from the bank of cases available online as a part of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER) educational resources. Our goal is to generate more interest in and use of our online materials. To view more cases online, please visit the ASER Core Curriculum and Recommendations for study online at http://www.aseronline.org/curriculum/toc.htm. Keywords Colo-colonic intussusception Lipoma History pedunculated, submucosal colonic lipoma with florid vascular hyperplasia. A 38-year-old female was admitted to the Emergency Department at our hospital due to blunt abdominal pain and deterioration of her general condition. Clinical examination Findings showed epigastric and left-sided abdominal discomfort upon palpation. Laboratory analyses revealed elevated white blood CT images revealed colo-colonic intussusception at the junc- cells (10,210 mm ) and decreased hemoglobin levels (11 mg/ tion of the transverse colon distal end and splenic flexure, dL) as well as hematocrit (31%). The patient underwent intra- intra-luminal solid lesion of approximately 4 × 6 cm with en- venous contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) of the tirely fatty density, and the mesenteric fatty tissue heterogene- abdomen. She was diagnosed with a colo-colonic intussuscep- ity (Fig. 1a, b). tion http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Emergency Radiology Springer Journals

Core curriculum illustration: colonic intussusception due to pedunculated lipoma

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by American Society of Emergency Radiology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Imaging / Radiology; Emergency Medicine
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1070-3004
eISSN
1438-1435
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10140-018-1613-z
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Abstract

This is the 48th installment of a series that will highlight one case per publication issue from the bank of cases available online as a part of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER) educational resources. Our goal is to generate more interest in and use of our online materials. To view more cases online, please visit the ASER Core Curriculum and Recommendations for study online at http://www.aseronline.org/curriculum/toc.htm. Keywords Colo-colonic intussusception Lipoma History pedunculated, submucosal colonic lipoma with florid vascular hyperplasia. A 38-year-old female was admitted to the Emergency Department at our hospital due to blunt abdominal pain and deterioration of her general condition. Clinical examination Findings showed epigastric and left-sided abdominal discomfort upon palpation. Laboratory analyses revealed elevated white blood CT images revealed colo-colonic intussusception at the junc- cells (10,210 mm ) and decreased hemoglobin levels (11 mg/ tion of the transverse colon distal end and splenic flexure, dL) as well as hematocrit (31%). The patient underwent intra- intra-luminal solid lesion of approximately 4 × 6 cm with en- venous contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) of the tirely fatty density, and the mesenteric fatty tissue heterogene- abdomen. She was diagnosed with a colo-colonic intussuscep- ity (Fig. 1a, b). tion

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Emergency RadiologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 2, 2018

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