Epiploic appendagitis

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

Left iliac fossa pain and severe probe tenderness during ultrasonography.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Oval lesion of fat attenuation is seen adjacent to the sigmoid colon along the antimesenteric border with thin high density rim and surrounding inflammatory fat stranding.

Case Discussion

This imaging finding is classic of epiploic appendagitis.

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Case Information

rID: 6543
Case created: 9th Jul 2009
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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