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Niknejad M, Epiploic appendagitis. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 28 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-62420
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16 Aug 2018
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Age: 45 years
From the case: Epiploic appendagitis
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Area of fat stranding with hyperdense peripheral halo is noted in theleft lower quadrant adjacent to the descending colon. No free fluid or free gas.
Features are consistent with epiploic appendagitis which is the inflammation of the appendix epiploica and it is a mimic of diverticulitis. The inflamed appendage is classically located on the anterior aspect of the sigmoid or descending colon.
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