Atypical acute epiploic appendagitis
Citation, DOI, disclosures and case data
At the time the case was submitted for publication Craig Hacking had no recorded disclosures.View Craig Hacking's current disclosures
Several days of LLQ pain. Moderate tenderness but no rebound.
Loading Stack -
0 images remaining
Fat stranding surrounds a short segment of the sigmoid colon in the LLQ. There is a small focus of fat density in the center of the inflamed pericolic tissues, posterolateral to the sigmoid colon (axial image 88).
No free fluid or free gas.
Findings are in keeping with acute epiploic appendagitis. The patient self discharged.
Usually, the inflamed epipolic appendage is located on the anterior surface of the sigmoid or descending colon.
8 public playlists include this case
- ct abdomen by Pallavi Kamat
- urgente by Popovici Alexandra
- GIT ✓ by Emil Settarzade
- abdomen by Eva Fischer ◉
- Body by Naveed Ahmad ◉
- 31/08/2021 by elroy
- Interesting by ahmed alaa al-agamy
- 1/08/2021 by elroy