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Acute lower abdominal pain

    Author: Markus Juchems, Ulm, Germany
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 53-year-old woman presented with a 3-day history of abdominal pain, which had dramatically
      increased in the few hours prior to her arrival in hospital.

    • On admission, she had elevated levels of C-reactive protein (271 mg/l) and leukocytosis (15.3

    • The point of maximal intensity of the pain was located slightly above the bladder.
    • After inconclusive ultrasonography, CT of the abdomen was performed.