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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.