Transient portal venous gas associated with reversible non-o
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Acute mesenteric ischemia is a life-threatening complication among critically ill patients with shock. The diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia in the critically ill is frequently delayed because its presentation is not specific. Several cases of transient portal venous gas identified on abdominal CT have been reported with good evolution under medical treatment alone. Abdominal ultrasonography is a bedside diagnostic tool allowing easy visualization of portal venous gas by the intensivist. According to the SCARE criteria, we report the first case of transient portal venous gas whose disappearance of gas was identified using US...

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