Hyperattenuating ring sign in epiploic appandagitis

The hyperattenuating ring sign is a sign that has been described with epiploic appendagitis and refers to a hyperattenuating ring of visceral peritoneum surrounding a inflammed epiploic appendix 1. On CT it can be seen as a ring of soft tissue surrounding a region of fat attenuation adjacent to the colon.

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Section: Signs
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  • Hyperattenuating ring sign in epiploic appandagitis
  • Hyperattenuating ring sign - epiploic appandagitis

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