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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