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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.