Crampy abdominal pain and distention

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

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
    distention.
  • 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.

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