Patient with fever and right hypochondrial pain

Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis
Author: Giuseppe Mancuso, Valerio Roncaccia, Nicola Galea, Rome (Italy)

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 65-year-old woman with a history of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) was admitted to the ED for fever and right hypochondrial pain.
  • Laboratory tests revealed neutrophilia.
  • At the ultrasound scan, no dilatation or stones in the biliary or urinary tracts were observed; an anechoic mass with a calcified core was visible between the right kidney and the liver.
  • No free air in the abdomen and no air-fluid levels were reported at the abdominal X-ray.

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