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Rectal bleeding

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

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 50-year-old man presented with rectal bleeding.
  • He reported having constipation and weight loss, starting some months before.
  • His past medical history included a surgical intervention for cryptorchidism as a child.
  • He had never previously undergone a colonic examination, having refused conventional
    colonoscopy.

  • CT colonography was performed for further evaluation.