Barium Enema. Single or double air contrast barium enema is a valuable method for diagnosing invasive amebiasis. It allows excellent evaluation of the mucosal abnormalities and provides information regarding alterations of the colon wall and caliber. In the initial stages of the disease, the ulcers are small, confluent and superficial, resulting in a fine granular appearance of the mucosa and discrete spiculation of its margin Figs. These findings are best demonstrated in the cecum, ascending colon, and rectosigmoid area.
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Bacteria penetrate the no… - University of Gothenburg, Sweden
This case report presents the delayed unusual presentation of plastic toothpick penetrating transverse colon 3 months after ingestion with localized peritonitis. Role of omentum "policeman of abdomen" for salvage is highlighted. Careful observation and long-term lookup for any neglected ingested foreign body are stressed. The delayed presentation can be sometimes proving as a surgical emergency.
Diverticular disease of the colon
With an updated browser, you will have a better Medtronic website experience. Update my browser now. Several diseases can interfere with the normal functioning of the colon. These diseases are classified as benign noncancerous or malignant cancerous. They can cause symptoms including bleeding, infection, and perforation.