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Positive FOBT and alternating bowel habit

Author: Franco Iafrate and Marcella Iannitti, Rome, Italy
Body Region: CT Colonography

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 79-year-old woman at average risk for colorectal cancer reported mild abdominal pain with an alternating bowel habit.
  • A fecal occult blood test was positive.
  • As she refused to undergo conventional colonoscopy, she was referred for CT colonography.