CT colonography in the diagnosis of complications from severe diverticular disease as well as vertebroplasty injection: a case report
Keywords:complications vertebroplasty, embolism, polymethylmethacrylate, filler, percutaneous, fluoroscopy
An elderly female with a history of long-standing diverticulosis presented for CT colonography. A narrowing of an area in her sigmoid colon was visualised. Also visualised was cement leakage from a percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) that she underwent fifteen years ago for pain relief of osteoporotic collapse of two thoracolumbar vertebrae. Images of her diverticular disease, and of cement leakage as an extracolonic finding, are presented. Literature for both findings is discussed.
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