Phlebosclerotic colitis: three cases and literature review

@article{Hu2013PhleboscleroticCT,
  title={Phlebosclerotic colitis: three cases and literature review},
  author={Peng Hu and Liping Deng},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={1220-1224}
}
Three cases of phlebosclerotic colitis (PC) are presented and all in males. The etiology of the PC still remains unknown. The characteristic manifestations of PC were transmural calcifications on CT and dark purple mucosa on endoscopy. Cases 1 and 2 underwent computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and endoscopy while case 3 underwent CT and endoscopy. Cases 1 and 2 were admitted to our hospital for ileus. Case 3 had been diagnosed as ischemic colitis and came to our… CONTINUE READING