Woman with Lower Abdominal Pain

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
This is a double-contrast barium enema of a 31 year old unmarried woman with lower abdominal pain that seemed to occur monthly.And she also complains of passing altered  colored stools associated with lower abdominal pain.


What would be the possible diagnosis?

ANSWER

In this double-contrast enema, barium has coated the caecum and a soft-tissue mass that involves the ileo-caecal junction. The caecal mucosa coats irregularly immediately adjacent to the lesion.
Correct Answer is the Endometriosis of the Caecum
Endometriosis

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15 comments

  1. Anonymous Says:
  2. ileus

     
  3. Anonymous Says:
  4. endometriosis [subserosal]

     
  5. Anonymous Says:
  6. volvolus

     
  7. Anonymous Says:
  8. PORPHIRIA

     
  9. kirti shah Says:
  10. Endometriosis seems most likely.

     
  11. a sheikh Says:
  12. endometriosis,speckels on transverse colon.

     
  13. rabia Says:
  14. endometirosis

     
  15. Dana Says:
  16. endometriosis

     
  17. Anonymous Says:
  18. Ileus of the descending large intestine

     
  19. Anonymous Says:
  20. endometriosis

     
  21. Andreea Says:
  22. polyposis

     
  23. saimajaffer Says:
  24. ileus

     
  25. Anonymous Says:
  26. megacolon

     
  27. Anonymous Says:
  28. endometirosis

     
  29. Anonymous Says:
  30. merkel diverticulitis.

     

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