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Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis: A rare cause of intraabdominal free air

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dc.creator Pulat, Huseyin
dc.creator SABUNCUOĞLU, Mehmet Zafer
dc.creator ÇELİK, Girayhan
dc.creator Benzin, Mehmet Fatih
dc.creator Karakose, Oktay
dc.creator ÇETİN, Recep
dc.date 2017-11-30T21:00:00Z
dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-06T09:43:35Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-06T09:43:35Z
dc.identifier 359b9758-788e-414d-ad9b-5fe3b6e85101
dc.identifier 10.5152/ucd.2015.3108
dc.identifier https://avesis.sdu.edu.tr/publication/details/359b9758-788e-414d-ad9b-5fe3b6e85101/oai
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.sdu.edu.tr/xmlui/handle/123456789/57229
dc.description Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis is a rarely seen disease characterized by cysts filled with multiple gases in the wall of the small or large intestine. Many factors have been suggested in the etiology and pathogenesis, including peptic ulcer, pyloric stenosis, and endoscopic trauma. Because various clinical characteristics and symptoms are observed together, diagnosis is generally difficult. It may be a cause of free air observed on direct radiographs. Treatment is directed at the cause and although there is generally a good course, it can sometimes lead to severe complications. In this paper, we present the case of a 33-year old male being prepared for surgery for pyloric stenosis due to a peptic ulcer. In the preoperative tests, because acid was determined within the abdomen and free air below the diaphragm, pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis was considered in the differential diagnosis. Definitive diagnosis was made during the operation and surgical treatment was applied.
dc.language eng
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.title Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis: A rare cause of intraabdominal free air
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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