Epiploic appendagitis

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

Acute left illiac fossa pain. After an ultrasound examination which revealed non specific findings. A Contrast CT was performed.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Abnormal fat density in left illiac fossa adjacent to sigmoid colon - led to the diagnosis of epiploic appendagitis.

Case Discussion

Abnormal fat density in left illiac fossa adjacent to sigmoid colon - led to the diagnosis of epiploic appendagitis.

Patient was managed conservatively with IV antibiotics.

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Case Information

rID: 17902
Case created: 23rd May 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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