SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Critical Care II
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
INTRODUCTION: Hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG) and gastric emphysema is an ominous finding with high mortality and is usually associated with intestinal necrosis. It is an indication for urgent surgery. We report a case of Clostridium difficile (C.diff )enteritis presenting as HPVG and gastric emphysema without the evidence of intestinal ischemia.