A 76-year-old woman with a medical history significant for hypertension, diabetes, and multiple cerebral infarcts presented with a 3-day history of progressive abdominal pain and tarry stools. Significant examination and laboratory findings included a diffusely tender abdomen, elevated white blood cell count (19,000/µL), and a positive fecal occult blood test. All other examination and laboratory findings were within normal limits.
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