Abdominal pain and melena

Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis
Author: Domenico De Santis, Damiano Caruso, Tiziano Polidori, Gisella Guido, Rome, Italy

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 64-year-old-female presented to the hospital with vague lower abdominal pain and melena
  • Blood tests showed mild anaemia (Hb 9 g/dL) and no signs of inflammation (WBC count <7000/µL; CRP <1 mg/L)
  • CT of the abdomen and pelvis was requested

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