A 72-year-old woman presented with a 2-day history of abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting. Over the previous 10 years, she had had progressive Alzheimer’s disease, requiring her to live in a long-term care facility
What is the diagnosis?
Correct answer : Small-bowel obstruction
The computed tomogram reveals small-bowel obstruction by a left-sided luminal mass. The mass has a hyperdense periphery and an aerated core