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2022 Mar 01

Innov Surg Sci



Pneumatosis intestinalis with portal, mesenteric and renal gas due to colonic pseudo-obstruction.


Dohner E, von Tobel M, Käser S, Fahrner R
Innov Surg Sci. 2022 Mar 01; 7(1):31-34.
PMID: 35974773.


Pneumatosis intestinalis is a rare condition with subserosal or submucosal gas-filled cysts of the gastrointestinal tract. It is often associated with acute mesenteric ischemia, but also non-ischemic causes are described.