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Acute abdominal pain

    Author: Carlo Catalano, MD, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 59-year-old man with no significant medical/family history developed acute abdominal pain on
      a business trip to South America
    • Taken to ER, biochemical and radiological exams (X-ray and US) were negative
    • Discharged after 4 days
    • Flew home where CT was performed