Case Reports in Rheumatology / 2016 / Article / Fig 2

Case Report

A Case of Dermatomyositis and Anti-EJ Autoantibody with Chronic Intestinal Pseudoobstruction Successfully Treated with Octreotide

Figure 2

Abdominal radiography and CT findings at the emergent admission (a) and after treatment with octreotide (b). (a) Multiple and dilated small and large bowels with air-fluid levels in bowel loops (X-ray) and huge distention of bowel without mechanical obstruction (CT). (b) Thickening of the bowel wall and dilation of the bowels with air-fluid levels were improved.

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