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Mild abdominal pain and fever

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

  • A 52-year-old woman reported mild abdominal pain and fever.
  • Medical history was unremarkable; in particular there was no history of surgery.
  • Laboratory tests were normal.
  • Ultrasonography showed a small hypo-anechoic capsulated lesion that was retroperitoneal, caudal
    to the head of the pancreas, and adjacent to the second portion of the duodenum.
  • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed to investigate further.