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Fever, vomiting and abdominal pain

    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 54-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency room for fever, vomiting and pain in the
      lower left quadrant of the abdomen.

    • Her medical history included hysteroannessiectomy.
    • Laboratory tests revealed slightly elevated C-reactive protein (7.6 mg/l).
    • After initial sonography without specific findings, contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was