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Emesis without gastric pathology

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 man presented to our hospital with emesis.
  • He had no history of cancer.
  • Laboratory tests gave normal results. In particular, he was negative for
    Helicobacter pylori.
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy did not reveal any gastric lesion.
  • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed to investigate further.