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Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 196–199 | Cite as

Small bowel infarcts in Degos disease

  • Raghu R. Amaravadi
  • Tai M. Tran
  • Rachel Altman
  • Christopher D. Scheirey
Article

Abstract

Degos disease is a rare idiopathic vasculopathy with multisystem involvement. We present a previously healthy 40-year-old woman who developed spontaneous small bowel infarctions and perforations 17 months after presentation with characteristic skin lesions. The abdominal CT findings of Degos disease, which have not been previously depicted in the radiology literature, are discussed.

Keywords

Degos Mesenteric ischemia Bowel infarction Vasculitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raghu R. Amaravadi
    • 1
  • Tai M. Tran
    • 1
  • Rachel Altman
    • 1
  • Christopher D. Scheirey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyLahey Clinic Medical CenterBurlingtonUSA

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