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RADIOLOGY: VASCULAR: Case# 32778: MESSENTERIC INJURY. This seventy-two year old male was involved in MVA. 1. Soft tissue mass-like area with surrounding mesenteric strandy change suspicious for mesenteric and/or bowel injury with formation of hematoma. High attenuation area within this region most likely represents blood with contrast representing active bleeding. Injury to a branch of the superior mesenteric artery is also likely. A mild amount of abdominal fluid is present with high attenuation suspicious for blood. 2. Right adrenal myelolipoma. 3. Thickened urinary bladder wall with Foley catheter. 4. Collapsed IVC consistent with low blood volume.