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Eur Radiol. 1998;8(8):1420-1.

Veno-occlusive disease of the colon--CT findings.

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  • 1Department of Radiology I, Medical School Hannover, Germany.

Abstract

Venous occlusion is a rare cause of ischemic bowel disease and is usually brought about by thrombosis that may occur as a complication of systemic disorders like systemic lupus erythematosus. Beh├žet disease or Churg-Strauss syndrome. This report describes a patient with veno-occlusive disease of the colon caused by lymphocytic phlebitis. Typical CT findings included homogeneous bowel wall thickening and vascular engorgement.

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