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Abdominal complaints and a history of hemicolectomy

    Author: Franco Iafrate and Marcella Iannitti, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: CT Colonography

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • An 83-year-old man suffered from abdominal pain and constipation.
    • He had a history of surgery for sigmoid adenocarcinoma (stage III), with a left hemicolectomy having been performed 18 months earlier.
    • CT colonography was performed to evaluate the new abdominal complaints.