Intraoperative findings. Intraoperatively, macroscopic examination of the abdominal cavity shows multiple subserosal bubbles with a diameter of 1-2 mm, mainly around the transverse colon. The appearance of these cystic bubbles is compatible with the characteristics of pneumatosis intestinalis.
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