Massive gas embolism in E. coli septicemia

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The case of an elderly woman with radiographic evidence of gas within her portal vein as well as the iliac and femoral arteries is presented. The underlying cause proved to be E. coli septicemia. Differential diagnosis and clinical significance of intravascular gas are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-163
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1981
Externally publishedYes


  • Abdomen, abnormalities
  • Portal vein, gas in

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology


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