Last Week's Answer

Congratulations to Weixa for getting the correct answer on last week’s question.

Correct Answer: The medical pictionary drawing was for Munchhausen’s by proxy.


This Week's Question

Correct answer (first after 4 PM on Friday) gets $5 to Starbucks!


A 78 year-old female with PMH of HTN and CAD presents with fever and septic shock. Her MAP is 50 requiring IVF and IV pressors. Briefly after arriving to the MICU, she complains of cramping abdominal pain. CT of the abdomen is shown below.

She is appropriately treated with improvement in her blood pressure. The following day the nurse reports that she is having BRBPR.

What is the diagnosis?

R-colonic-ischaemia-circumferential.png