A rare case of ischaemic pneumatosis intestinalis and hepatic portal venous gas in an elderly patient with good outcome following conservative management

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INTRODUCTION Pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) and hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG) are typically associated and are likely to represent a spectrum of the same disease. The causes of both entities range from benign to life-threatening conditions. Ischaemic causes are known to be fatal without emergency surgical intervention. PRESENTATION OF CASE In this case… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.06.033

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@inproceedings{Nevins2016ARC, title={A rare case of ischaemic pneumatosis intestinalis and hepatic portal venous gas in an elderly patient with good outcome following conservative management}, author={E. J. Nevins and P Moori and C.S.J. Ward and Kieran Murphy and C R Elmes and J Taylor}, booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports}, year={2016} }