An approach to pneumatosis intestinalis: Factors affecting your management

@inproceedings{Tahiri2015AnAT,
  title={An approach to pneumatosis intestinalis: Factors affecting your management},
  author={Mehdi Tahiri and Jordan Levy and Saud Alzaid and Dawn Anderson},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2015}
}
Pneumatosis Intestinalis (PI) is defined as the presence of extra-luminal gas confined to the bowel wall. PI is an ominous condition often requiring emergent surgery. The management can be challenging in some circumstances, as the choice of surgery versus medical treatment can be difficult. In this study, we first report the case of a seventy-seven year old woman presenting to the emergency department with the presence of PI on computed tomography of the abdomen. Secondly, we review the… CONTINUE READING