Body Region: CT Colonography
Author: Marta Zerunian, Domenico De Santis, Damiano Caruso
1. Patient presentation
- A 56-year-old woman presented with positive FOBT (Fecal Occult Blood Test).
- She underwent optical colonoscopy interrupted at the descending colon for abdominal pain.
- CT colonography was performed to explore the whole colon; the patient was informed that, in the case of positive findings, the examination would be continued with an intravenous injection of contrast medium.