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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.