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Acute lower right side 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 46-year-old female was admitted to hospital because of acute lower right side abdominal pain.
    • On admission, she presented elevated C reactive protein (21.8 mg/l) and slight leukocytosis
      (12.1 Giga/l).

    • Ultrasound revealed an unclear abdominal mass.
    • The patient was sent for a CT examination to exclude a tumor or acute appendicitis with