Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 8, No 7 (2014)

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Case report: Portal and systemic venous gas in a patient with perforated duodenal ulcer: CT findings

Case report: Portal and systemic venous gas in a patient with perforated duodenal ulcer: CT findings

Maged Nassef Abdalla Fam, Khaled Mostafa Elgharib Attia, Safaa Maged Fathelbab Khalil

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Abstract


Gas within the portal circulation has been known to be associated with a number of conditions most commonly mesenteric ischemia and necrosis. Systemic venous gas is described with few conditions and is mostly iatrogenic in nature. We describe a case of combined portal and systemic venous gas detected by computed tomography in a patient with perforated duodenal ulcer.

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