Disease Information for Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal Distension in Children
Abdominal distension/protrusion/sign
Abdominal Distention
Infant Apparent abdominal pain
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute on subacute
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Progressive
Course/Subacute
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Abdominal film abnormalities/ABD/KUB
Xray/Abdominal free air/no peritonitis/ABD
Xray/Free air peritoneum/ABD
X-RAY With contrast
BE/Air in colon wall (Xray)
BE/Colon thumbprinting mucosa (Xray)
UGI/Gastric wall/air interstitial
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Infant colic syndrome
Intestinal/bowel obstruction
Pneumoperitoneum
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Colon manifestation/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Mechanical Bowel Obstruction
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
Definition

A condition characterized by the presence of thin-walled, gas-containing cysts in the wall of the intestines. The lesions may be subserosal or submucosal. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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