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Gut. 2007 June; 56(6): 755.
PMCID: PMC1954858

Abdominal pain following cardiac transplantation

Monitoring Editor: Robin Spiller

Clinical presentation

A 58‐year‐old Caucasian woman presented with a 1‐month history of abdominal pain. Her medical history was significant for a cardiac transplantation two years before admission. Routine blood tests were normal.


What abnormality does the CT scan (fig 11)) and the histological examination of the CT‐guided biopsy of the lesion (fig 22)) demonstrate? What was the cause of her abdominal pain?

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Figure 1 CT scan.
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Figure 2 CT guided biopsy of lesion (H&E, ×400).

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