Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis
Author: Michele Anzidei, Rome, Italy
1. Patient presentation
- A 45-year-old man presented with a 2-week history of fever, left inguinal pain, and leg swelling.
- He had had rectal resection for adenocarcinoma 1 year earlier and, just 1 month before, left inguinal lymphadenectomy for a nodal metastasis.
- Soft tissue ultrasonography revealed the presence of an inguinal fluid collection.
- Contrast-enhanced MDCT of the abdomen and pelvis was performed to characterize the fluid collection and evaluate the proximal leg region.