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Diseases of the cecum: a CT pictorial review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15018167     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cecal pathology is commonly encountered and may represent a diagnostic challenge in patients with either acute or chronic clinical presentations. Although appendicitis accounts for the majority of surgical conditions presenting with right lower quadrant pain, readers should be aware of the broad spectrum of cecal pathologies and characteristic CT findings, which can be useful in establishing the correct diagnosis.
Authors:
Thomas M Gluecker; Eric E Williamson; Joel G Fletcher; David M Hough; Bonnie J Huppert; Stephanie K Carlson; Mary B Casey; Michael A Farrell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European radiology     Volume:  13 Suppl 4     ISSN:  0938-7994     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Radiol     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-15     Completed Date:  2004-04-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114774     Medline TA:  Eur Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  L51-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cecal Diseases / pathology*,  radiography*
Cecal Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Diverticulitis, Colonic / pathology,  radiography
Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / pathology,  radiography
Female
Humans
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / pathology,  radiography
Male
Sensitivity and Specificity
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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