Chapter: Abdomen & Pelvis
Subchapter: Gastrointestinal tract (Read entire chapter)
Diagnosis: Shock bowel with hemoperitoneumContrast enhanced CT of the abdomen demonstrates a persistent bowel wall enhancement pattern in this shock hypotonic patient after MVA. There is intermediate density perihepatic fluid (black arrow), consistent with hemoperitoneum. Small caliber aorta (asterisk) is indicative of a hypotonic status/shock.
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