You are the radiologist on call over the weekend. A 31-year-old G1P1 female with a history of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) comes to the emergency department complaining of severe right-sided pelvic pain that started this morning when she woke up. She notes that she has had this type of pain before. She also has experienced a fever today. In the ED, her beta-HCG is negative, and she has an elevated white blood cell count of 16,000 / uL.
The emergency physician suspects a gynecological cause for the patient’s symptoms.Per ACR Appropriateness Criteria as of 2015, which of the following is the most appropriate exam for acute pelvic pain?
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