Case 33-1987: A 46-Year-Old Man with Right-Lower-Quadrant Pain and Thickening of the Wall of the Cecum

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. McNeely, Betty U. McNeely, Paul C. Shellito, Carolyn C. Compton

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Abstract

Presentation of Case A 46-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of pain in the right lower abdominal quadrant. He was well until 9 or 10 days earlier, when fever and intermittent severe periumbilical pain developed, lasted for a day or two, and then became localized in the right lower abdominal quadrant. He came to the Emergency Ward of this hospital, where moderate anemia was found. An x-ray film of the chest was normal, and an x-ray film of the abdomen showed no abnormality. Oxycodone–acetaminophen was prescribed, without relief. During the week before entry the pain was mild and.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)432-441
Number of pages10
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume317
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 13 1987
Externally publishedYes

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