Medical Challenge | Sudden Pain

Posted on March 23, 2013

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Case:  A 43 year old female presents to the emergency department complaining of sudden-onset, sharp, left-sided abdominal pain that radiates to the groin, followed by nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

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Based on the images and history provided above, what is the most likely diagnosis?

  • A) Appendicitis
  • B) Diverticulitis
  • C) Hernia
  • D) Nephrolithiasis (kidney stone)
  • E) Ruptured ovarian cyst

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