comb sign

What is the comb sign?

The “comb” sign is due to engorgement of the perienteric or pericolic vessels which, when viewed en face, mimic the tines of a comb radiating away from the bowel. This is usually encountered with infectious or inflammatory disease of the bowel, most often with Crohn’s disease.


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