Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis: What’s the Truth?

December 5, 2014

This radiograph from a 53-year-old woman revealed esophageal stricture with proximal dilatation in addition to pneumoperitoneum. Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) was diagnosed.

This radiograph from a 53-year-old woman revealed esophageal stricture with proximal dilatation in addition to pneumoperitoneum. Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) was diagnosed.

Which statement about PCI is NOT true?