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By Elena G. Violari, MD, and Alex Merkulov, MD

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A 73-year-old woman with a history of depression presented to the emergency department (ED) with vague abdominal pain for the third time in two weeks. There was no hematemesis, hematochezia, or melena. During prior ED visits, she underwent two noncontrast CT examinations of the abdomen and pelvis, neither of which revealed a clinically significant abnormality. On her third ED visit, an IV contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen and pelvis was performed. Continue reading »
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