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Patchy Necrosis of Small Bowel

  • Dinesh Bagaria
  • Harshit AgarwalEmail author
  • Soumya Ghoshal
Images in Surgery
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Abstract

Sepsis, vasopressors and infective endocarditis have been usually implicated as a causative factor for small bowel ischaemia. We present intra-operative image showing multiple necrotic patches over small bowel in a patient of traumatic superior mesenteric vessel injury.

Keywords

Superior mesenteric artery Emboli Small bowel 

Notes

Author’s Contribution

HA & SG were involved in conception and acquisition of data; DB & HA were involved in manuscript preparation and proofreading.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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© Association of Surgeons of India 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Trauma Surgery & Critical CareJPNATC, AIIMSNew DelhiIndia

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