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Intussuscepting Cecal Carcinoma: 1

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A 59-year-old woman presented with crampy abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. She had had a two-month history of intermittent crampy abdominal pain. There was no prior history of abdominal surgery. There was mild diffuse tenderness without guarding or rebound on physical examination. The abdominal X-rays showed an obstructive pattern. The patient was taken to CT scan to help identify the cause of obstruction.      

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Intussuscepting Cecal Carcinoma: 2

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The CT scan showed a bullís eye target sign in the right side of the colon. There were no other lesions noted in the abdomen.       

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Intussuscepting Cecal Carcinoma: 3

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The colonic lumen was filled around the hepatic flexure without passage of contrast.       

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