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Acute abdominal pain

    Author: Davide Bellini, Andrea Laghi – Latina, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 66-year-old man presented with a 5-day history of abdominal pain.
    • He reported neither fever nor diarrhea.
    • Abdominal examination revealed generalized tenderness and distension. Plain abdominal radiographs and ultrasound of the abdomen were normal.
    • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed for further evaluation.