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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
    abscess.