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Acute abdominal pain

Author: Andrik J. Aschoff, Kempten, Germany
Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 34-year-old man reported diarrhoea and nausea for 5 days with occasional vomiting.
  • He did not have fever. Laboratory tests revealed elevated C-reactive protein (250 mg/l).
  • Abdominal ultrasonography found an unclear mass in the left lower quadrant.
  • Abdominal CT was therefore performed