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Case 2870

Pseudopolyps in ulcerative colitis

Author(s)
Rutherford GC, Jobling JC
 
Patient
female, 48 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Double contrast barium enema

    Supine view from a double contrast barium enema showing a clear cut-off between abnormal and normal mucosa at the splenic flexure.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Double contrast barium enema;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Endoscopic views of pseudopolyposis

    Endoscopic views of pseudopolyps which are seen as multiple raised polypoid areas of mucosa separated by mucosal ulceration.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Endoscopic views of pseudopolyposis;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Localised descending colon views of pseudopolyps

    Pseudopolypoid change in UC. The mucosal areas are seen as ‘islands’ or filling defects in the barium which coating the muscularis layer due to ulceration.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Localised descending colon views of pseudopolyps;
     
     
Supine view from a double contrast barium enema showing a clear cut-off between abnormal and normal mucosa at the splenic flexure.
 
Endoscopic views of pseudopolyps which are seen as multiple raised polypoid areas of mucosa separated by mucosal ulceration.
 
Pseudopolypoid change in UC. The mucosal areas are seen as ‘islands’ or filling defects in the barium which coating the muscularis layer due to ulceration.
 
 
 
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