Lower right abdominal pain, fever and leukocytosis

Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis
Author: Carlo Catalano, MD, Rome, Italy

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


1. Patient presentation

  • A 70-year-old man presented with lower right abdominal pain and alternating periods of
    constipation and diarrhea.

  • Clinical and laboratory examinations revealed fever and mild leukocytosis.
  • Ultrasonography and radiography of the abdomen showed slight distension of the small bowel and
    a small calcification in the right lower quadrant.
  • Multiphasic contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed.

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