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Lower right abdominal pain, fever and leukocytosis

    Author: Carlo Catalano, MD, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 70-year-old man presented with lower right abdominal pain and alternating periods of
      constipation and diarrhea.

    • Clinical and laboratory examinations revealed fever and mild leukocytosis.
    • Ultrasonography and radiography of the abdomen showed slight distension of the small bowel and
      a small calcification in the right lower quadrant.
    • Multiphasic contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed.