Pseudomembranous colitis: CT evaluation of 26 cases.

@article{Fishman1991PseudomembranousCC,
  title={Pseudomembranous colitis: CT evaluation of 26 cases.},
  author={Elliot K. Fishman and Madhav Kavuru and Bronwyn Lindsay Jones and Janet E. Kuhlman and Dimitri Merine and K D Lillimoe and Stanley S. Siegelman},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1991},
  volume={180 1},
  pages={
          57-60
        }
}
Pseudomembranous colitis (PMC) is an infectious colitis usually occurring as a complication of antibiotic use. The computed tomographic (CT) appearances of 26 patients with PMC were reviewed. Twenty-three patients demonstrated an abnormal bowel wall, with an average wall thickness of 14.7 mm (range, 3-32 mm); in three patients, bowel wall thickness was normal. Contrast material trapped between thickened folds corresponded to the broad transverse bands described on plain radiographs. Pancolonic… CONTINUE READING
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