This site is targeted at medical and radiology professionals, contains user contributed content, and material that may be confusing to a lay audience. Use of this site implies acceptance of our Terms of Use.

Diffuse intrabdominal lipomatosis

Case contributed by: Dr Prashant Mudgal

Presentation:

Bilateral inguino-scrotal hernia since 2 years. Abdominal distention since 6 months

Patient Data:

Age: 60
Gender: Male
Race: Indian/Pakistani
Modality: X-ray

The bowel loops are arranged peripherally no central gas shadow is seen. 

Modality: CT

On CT the bowel loops are seen peripherally (superiorly and laterally) in the abdominal cavity.

Large lobulated area of average Hu -104(fat) is seen filling the abdominal and pelvic cavity, displacing the abdominal organs.

Bilateral inguino-scrotal hernias are noted.

Modality: Ultrasound

Abdominal and cavity is filled with echogenic and septated amorphous mass which is displacing the abdominal organs.

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

 Details successfully updated.

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.