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Case 90

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell
  • Matthew Gibson
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Abstract

A 50-year-old female was seen in A/E with acute abdominal pain. Her erect chest X-ray was unremarkable. Her full blood count showed a low HB of 8 g/dL, with raised white count (25) and platelet count (690). MDCT of her abdomen and pelvis was performed.

Keywords

Small Bowel Short Bowel Syndrome Acute Abdominal Pain Full Blood Count Intestinal Transplantation 
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Further Reading

  1. Keller J, Panter H, Layer P. Management of the short bowel syndrome after extensive small bowel resection. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2004 Oct;18(5):977-92PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Misiakos EP, Macheras A, Kapetanakis T, Liakakos T. Short bowel syndrome: current medical and surgical trends. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2007 Jan;41(1):5-18PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  • Matthew Gibson
    • 2
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK
  2. 2.Royal Berkshire HospitalReadingUK

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