Pneumatosis Intestinalis: Not Always a Surgical Indication


We present a case of pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) of the colon in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease that was treated with medical management rather than emergent surgery. While the reflex response to extraluminal air in the abdomen is abdominal exploration, consideration of the clinical context in which PI is discovered and an understanding of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2012/719713


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@inproceedings{Zhang2012PneumatosisIN, title={Pneumatosis Intestinalis: Not Always a Surgical Indication}, author={Haijing Zhang and Stephanie L. Jun and Todd V. Brennan}, booktitle={Case reports in surgery}, year={2012} }