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Bowel pain and reduced peristalsis

    Author: Andrik J Aschoff, MD, Ulm, Germany
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • An 84-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain, which had developed progressively over
      weeks, and reduced bowel peristalsis.

    • After an abdominal ultrasound examination was inconclusive, the patient was referred for
      contrast-enhanced abdominal CT.