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A 47-year-old man presented to hospital with a 1 day history of acute left-sided abdominal pain. He was initially treated for renal colic but the pain continued to worsen. Surgical review elicited left iliac fossa tenderness with guarding. Observations were within normal limits but serology revealed a raised C reactive protein.
A provisional diagnosis of diverticulitis was made and abdominal CT was performed. …
Contributors ZS wrote initial draft of manuscript. CP reviewed the initial draft and provided proofing comments including supervision of manuscript preparation.
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