Isolated recto-sigmoid colitis: a new imaging pattern of ipilimumab-associated colitis

@article{Barina2015IsolatedRC,
  title={Isolated recto-sigmoid colitis: a new imaging pattern of ipilimumab-associated colitis},
  author={Andrew R. Barina and Mustafa R. Bashir and Brandon A. Howard and Brent A Hanks and April K. S. Salama and Tracy A. Jaffe},
  journal={Abdominal Radiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={41},
  pages={207-214}
}
The purpose of this study is to describe typical CT findings and distinct imaging patterns of ipilimumab-associated colitis in immunotherapeutic treatment of melanoma. This HIPAA-compliant retrospective study included 86 patients with melanoma imaged with CT or PET/CT of the abdomen and pelvis during or shortly after administration of ipilimumab. Twelve of 86 patients (14%) developed symptoms of colitis and underwent CT imaging of the abdomen and pelvis while symptomatic. Two radiologists… CONTINUE READING
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