Epiploic appendagitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Left iliac fossa pain - Low grade - 2 days

Patient Data

Age: 30 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

In region of maximal tenderness  ( left iliac fossa ), there is ovoid, noncompressible, hyperechoic mass, without significant internal vascularity. Size of lesion is 50 x 30 x 25 mm.

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

No signs of diverticum is noted.

Case Discussion

Epiploic appendagitis.

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Case Information

rID: 19746
Case created: 8th Oct 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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