Mesenteric vasculitis and resultant bowel ischemia is rare but serious complication of autoimmune disorders. Early detection and treatment is the key to avoid potentially fatal outcomes of bowel perforation and peritonitis. In this series, we present patients presenting with acute abdominal pain and having CT imaging features of bowel ischemia who responded well to immunosuppressive therapy. The aim of this work is to familiarize health professionals with possibility and imaging features of mesenteric vasculitis.
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Journal of Ayub Medical College
A Memon, W.,
(2017). Autoimmune Disease Presenting As Acute Abdomen. Journal of Ayub Medical College, 29(1), 139-141.
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