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Mild abdominal pain and diarrhea

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

  • An 84-year-old woman was referred for mild abdominal pain, flushing and diarrhea.
  • Laboratory testing did not reveal any significant alterations of blood parameters.
  • Upper endoscopy showed focal thickening in the fourth duodenal segment.
  • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed to investigate the lesion.