Case 28-1990: A 72-Year-Old Woman with Abdominal Pain and an Ileocecal Radiographic Abnormality

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. Mcneely, Betty U. Mcneely, James M. Becker, Carolyn C. Compton

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Presentation of Case A 72-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of severe abdominal pain. The patient was well and active until five days earlier, when there was the onset of severe band-like pain about the level of the umbilicus, without radiation elsewhere, accompanied by a sensation of abdominal bloating; the pain was constant and was not affected by position or antacids but increased in severity about half an hour after meals. The patient's stools became soft, with a single episode of hematochezia; after two or three days she stopped passing stools. Several days before admission the pain became.  . .

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-123
Number of pages11
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 12 1990


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