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Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography:
doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e318224247e
Abdominal Imaging

Small-Bowel Angioedema During Screening Computed Tomography Due to Intravenous Contrast Material

Park, Sung Won MD; Bae, In Young MD; Eun, Hyo Won MD; Park, Hye Won MD; Choe, Jae Won MD

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Abstract

We describe patients with isolated small-bowel angioedema caused by allergic reactions to intravenous contrast media. Computed tomography (CT) revealed circumferential thickening of the walls of the duodenum or jejunum. Follow-up small-bowel follow-through, small-bowel endoscopy, and CT showed normalized small-bowel loops. Transient findings of circumferential thickening of the small-bowel walls on CT suggest isolated small-bowel angioedema.

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