Portomesenteric venous gas: A late complication of Pneumatos
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The pneumatosis intestinalis is an entity with multiple aetiologies and may be associated with a fatal outcome when present on plain radiographs. When associated with the presence of portomesenteric venous gas (PMVG) it is typically the result of bowel ischaemia.We are presenting a case of a 43 year old male who presented with a two days history of haematemesis, generalised abdominal pain and distension.Computed tomography (CT) scan revealed a gross amount of air within the portal venous system and small bowel dilatation to the level of distal ileum was also seen with associated pneumatosis intestinalis...

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