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Crampy abdominal pain and distention

    Author: Carlo Catalano, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 71-year-old woman reported acute onset of crampy abdominal pain, vomiting and abdominal
    • Plain abdominal radiographs showed small bowel distention and air-fluid levels.
    • Laboratory tests gave normal results.
    • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed for further evaluation.