A 72-year-old woman presented with a 2-day history of abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting.

A 72-year-old woman presented with a 2-day history of abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting.

 

Question

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?

Small-bowel obstruction
Echinococcosis
Mesenteric ischemia
Pancreatic pseudocysts
Cecal volvulus

 

 

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