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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 333-334
Radiological quiz - abdominal

Dept of Radiodiagnosis Dyanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana-141 001, India

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Kumar B R, Menon S. Radiological quiz - abdominal. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2004;14:333-4

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A 59 year old male came with the complaints of fever and vague abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant. His bowel habits were normal. On clinical examination the patient was pale and had mild tenderness in the right iliac fossa and in the right lumbar region. One month back he was diagnosed to have chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. The patient was on chemotherapy . A helical CT scan with and without intravenous contrast was done. CT Scanogram [Figure - 1], Axial NCCT [Figure - 2] , Axial CECT [Figure - 3] and Coronal reformations [Figure - 4] are shown below.

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