A 45-year-old man presented to the emergency department with sudden-onset abdominal pain and vomiting.
On physical examination, his abdomen was diffusely tender, and he had hyperpigmented macules on the lips, oral mucosa, and nose.
A computed tomographic scan of the patient’s abdomen revealed a target sign. His two sons had previously presented with abdominal pain due to intussusception and had undergone bowel resection.
What is the most likely underlying diagnosis?
A. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome
B. Henoch-Schönlein purpura
E. Crohn’s disease
Answer to be disclosed shortly!!
*The present case has been reported in NEJM