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Pain in a man with a history of abdominal surgery

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

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 50-year-old man presented with lower left quadrant pain.
  • Medical history revealed a left hemicolectomy 2 months earlier.
  • Laboratory tests indicated a white blood cell count of 18 000/L.
  • Abdominal ultrasonography of the left mid-abdomen, in particular with transverse sections, was
    requested.

  • Abdominal CT was also requested.