Body Region: CT Colonography
Author: Franco Iafrate, Maria Ciolina, Paolo Baldassari, Andrea Laghi, Department of Radiological Sciences, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome and Polo di Latina, Italy
1. Patient presentation
- A 58-year-old woman at average risk for colorectal cancer (i.e. no first-degree relatives with
the disease) had a positive result at fecal occult blood testing (FOBT).
- Conventional colonoscopy was inconclusive due to severe sigmoid diverticular disease.
- The patient was referred for CT colonography.