Article Text

PDF

An unusual cause of diarrhoea
  1. A Sainsbury,
  2. D Clements
  1. Airedale General Hospital, Yorkshire, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr A Sainsbury
    Airedale General Hospital, Skipton Rd, Yorkshire BD20 6TD, UK; anitabansalyahoo.com

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Clinical presentation

A 70 year old Caucasian female presented with a six month history of intermittent diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and weight loss of 3 stone. Routine blood tests and liver ultrasound were normal.

Question

What abnormalities do the computed tomography scan (fig 1) and histology slide (fig 2) demonstrate? What was the cause of her diarrhoea?

Figure 1

 Computed tomography scan of the abdomen.

See page 1713 for answer

This case is submitted by:

View Abstract

Footnotes

  • Robin Spiller, Editor

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

Linked Articles

  • Miscellaneous
    BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and British Society of Gastroenterology