Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis
Author: Mariangela Santoni, Maria Ciolina, Andrea Laghi, Rome, Italy
1. Patient presentation
- A 74-year-old man presented after experiencing abdominal pain for 10 hours.
- He did not report any surgical interventions in the past, but reported constipation.
- Clinical examination revealed severe abdominal tenderness.
- Due to the high suspicion of bowel occlusion, contrast-enhanced abdominal MDCT was performed.