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Abdominal pain and constipation

    Author: Mariangela Santoni, Maria Ciolina, Andrea Laghi, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

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

    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.