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Hematemesis and abdominal pain

    Author: Michele Anzidei
    Body Region: Cardiovascular

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • An 81-year-old man presented with abdominal pain and recurrent episodes of hematemesis that began 3 days before.
    • His medical history included diagnosis of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
    • Contrast-enhanced MDCT of the abdomen and pelvis was performed to determine the cause of the symptoms.