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(M2.CV.22) A 65-year-old patient begins to complain of increasing abdominal pain to his nurses on post-operative day #1 following an abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. The nurse calls the physician-on-duty who comes to see the patient. On physical exam, there is no rebound tenderness or guarding. The patient has yet to consume food by mouth since his operation and reports no appetite. The physician appears concerned and orders a STAT CT scan. What is the most likely finding? Topic Review Topic

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3. Fat-stranding
4. Free air
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