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Year : 1999  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 81-82
Radiological quiz: Abdomen

Department of Radiology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India

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Saggar K, Goyal R, Goyal S C, Sandhu P, Sodhi KS. Radiological quiz: Abdomen. Indian J Radiol Imaging 1999;9:81-2

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Saggar K, Goyal R, Goyal S C, Sandhu P, Sodhi KS. Radiological quiz: Abdomen. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 1999 [cited 2020 Aug 11];9:81-2. Available from:
A thirty-years-old woman was admitted with the complaint of a discharging sinus in the infra-umbilical region for the last three months. Past medical history was unremarkable except for a history of lower segment Cesarian section three and half months ago.

A sinusogram was performed by injecting ionic contrast through the sinus opening. This was immediately followed by a CT [Figure 1],[Figure 2].

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