OBJECTIVE. Colorectal emergencies are a common presentation in the emergency medicine setting and their timely diagnosis plays a crucial role in avoiding dreaded complications. The quintessential role of a radiologist lies in identifying the cause, narrowing the differential diagnosis according to imaging features, and, most importantly, identifying the associated complications. CONCLUSION. This review focuses on imaging features of the spectrum of colitides and the complications related to colitides.
- Bowel perforation
- Pericolonic abscess
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging