Diverticulitis complicated by fistulous communication of sigmoid colon with anterior sacral meningocele in a patient with Marfan syndrome

Jonathan D. Samet*, Pamela T. Johnson, Karen M. Horton, Elliot K. Fishman

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Abstract

Rare in the general public, dural ectasia is a common finding in patients with Marfan syndrome. Complications are not frequent but include constipation, urinary retention, and meningitis. Presented here is a case of bacterial meningitis secondary to fistulous communication between a sacral meningocele and sigmoid colon in the setting of diverticulitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number442
Pages (from-to)442
Number of pages1
JournalRadiology Case Reports
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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