Epiploic appendagitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Left sided abdominal pain - 2 days. Non-shifting, continuous pain without nausea / vomiting / dysurea.

Patient Data

Age: 20 yrs
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Hyperechoic area is noted in the region of tenderness. It abutts colonic wall. Local mass effect is noted.

No colonic wall thickening is noted. Colon is collapsed. No signs of diverticum or diverticulitis is noted.

No vascularity was noted on Doppler study.

Case Discussion

Epiploic appendagitis.

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Case information

rID: 18939
Case created: 28th Jul 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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