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Nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain

    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 85-year-old woman with nausea and vomiting presented to the emergency room.
    • The physical examination revealed a debilitated, cachectic, slightly lethargic woman. Although
      she had no abnormalities in the abdominal or inguinal regions, she had pain and paresthesia along
      the inner aspect of the thigh, down to the knee.

    • Her medical history included cholecystectomy.
    • An initial sonography examination gave non-specific findings.
    • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed.