A 74-year-old woman presented a 3-day history of lower abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. A plain-film radiograph of the abdomen showed marked dilatation of bowel loops and abrupt termination of gas within the descending colon, referred to as a colon cutoff sign. The colon cutoff sign is classically described in association with which disease process? A) Diaphragmatic hernia B) Acute pancreatitis C) Toxic shock syndrome D) Lead poisoning E) Crohn’s disease

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B. Acute pacreatitis

B acute pancreatitis.

Answer is B acute pancreatitis . Colon cut off sign present in it.

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B ac pancreatitis

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B) Acute pancreatitis

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B.) Acute pancreatitis. Colon cut off at discending colon.

Colon cutoff sign ans is acute pancreatitis

B acute pancreatitis

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