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Radiology Case 3

  • Priyanka Dube
  • Joshua K. AalbergEmail author
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Abstract

A common pitfall is understanding the differences between portal venous gas and pneumobilia. Understanding these diagnostic clues is necessary as they indicate different and serious pathologies. The goal of this section is to educate the reader on these differences to aid in prompt recognition and diagnosis.

Keywords

Periphery Intrahepatic portal veins Portal venous gas Diagnostic clues Acute bowel ischemia Pneumobilia 

Notes

Disclosure Statement

The authors of this chapter report no significant disclosures.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineWexner Medical Center at The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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