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This technetium-99m sulfur colloid scan was performed after the patient presented with abdominal pain. Howell-Jolly bodies were present on a peripheral-blood smear

  Question A healthy, 23-year-old, nulliparous woman presented with lower abdominal pain, which she reported having had intermittently for the previous year. She had no other symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. This technetium-99m sulfur colloid scan was performed after the patient presented with abdominal pain.