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Quiz 1 Context:

A 72-year-old diabetic female is admitted to the medical ICU with a diagnosis of urosepsis. Over the next 10 days her condition improves with fluid resuscitation and intravenous antibiotics. Subsequently she again begins to deteriorate, with the development of severe diarrhea, fevers, leukocytosis, and abdominal pain. Repeat blood and urine cultures are negative. A CT scan of the abdomen is performed and is shown to the right.

This CT Scan is most consistent with which of the following?

  1. Appendicitis
  2. Perinephric abscess
  3. Colitis
  4. Splenic infarction
  5. Aorto-enteric fistula

 

 

 
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