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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.