Epiploic appendagitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Left iliac fossa pain - 2 days.

Patient Data

Age: 35 - 40 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

In region of maximal tenderness  (  LEFT iliac fossa ), there is ovoid, noncompressible, hyperechoic mass, without significant internal vascularity. Size of lesion is 5 x 3 x 2 cm.

Local mass effect is noted without bowel wall thickening or ascities.

No signs of diverticum / deverticulitis is noted.

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Case information

rID: 19355
Case created: 31st Aug 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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