Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis associated with perforated chronic duodenal ulcer and Meckel's diverticulum

Acta Chir Belg. 2005 Aug;105(4):415-7. doi: 10.1080/00015458.2005.11679750.

Abstract

A case of pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) associated with perforated duodenal ulcer and Meckel's diverticulum is presented. The patient was managed with direct suturing of the perforation and reinforcement with an omental patch. Meckel's diverticulum was excised. PCI was followed up and disappeared postoperatively in the 4th week.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abdominal Pain / etiology
  • Adult
  • Anti-Infective Agents / therapeutic use
  • Ceftriaxone / therapeutic use
  • Chronic Disease
  • Duodenal Ulcer / complications*
  • Duodenal Ulcer / therapy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Meckel Diverticulum / complications*
  • Meckel Diverticulum / surgery
  • Metronidazole / therapeutic use
  • Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
  • Peptic Ulcer Perforation / complications*
  • Peptic Ulcer Perforation / surgery
  • Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis / complications*
  • Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis / therapy
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors

Substances

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors
  • Metronidazole
  • Ceftriaxone