• Vol. 38 No. 2, 180–180
  • 15 February 2009

An Unusual Cause of Abdominal Pain


A 36-year-old man presented with a 7-day history of intermittent right-sided abdominal pain. He also had a reducible right-sided inguinal hernia for the past 10 years. He was initially managed as acute hepatitis as there was right hypochondrial tenderness associated with elevated liver enzymes. Two days later, a mass was palpable in the right iliac fossa. A computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen was performed

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