EDITOR'S QUIZ:GI SNAPSHOT: An unusual case of abdominal pain

Yazaki, N.; Shiiba, K.; Ishii, S.; Mizoi, T.; Miura, K.; Oyama, A.; Tanaka, N.; Murata, Y.; Sasaki, I.
August 2004
Gut;Aug2004, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p1150
Academic Journal
This article presents a quiz related to the clinical study of an unusual case of abdominal pain. In the present case, in March 2003, the patient exhibited severe right lower abdominal pain. This 71 year old man was also suffering with severe diabetes mellitus and chronic renal failure and had undergone resection of the descending colon for mesenteric panniculitis in 2001. An abdominal Computed Tomography was performed. It is asked that how does the accompanying image explain the abdominal pain.


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