Nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia: Fulminant pancolitis

Kazuya Kato, Yoshiaki Iwasaki, Masahiko Taniguchi, Kazuhiko Onodera, Minoru Matsuda, Susumu Tamakawa, Hiroyuki Furukawa

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Abstract

NOMI is mesenteric hypoperfusion with reactive vascular spasms. Changes in the color of the mucosa may reflect the severity of the ischemia of the colon and the severity of prognosis. Even with surgery, the mortality rate is 75%. Diagnosis requires a high degree of clinical suspicion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-309
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2016

Keywords

  • Acute mesenteric ischemia
  • Colonoscopy
  • Computed tomography angiography
  • Fulminant pancolitis
  • Nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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