Epiploic appendagitis

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


Acute pelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Sigmoid colon is redundant and there is ovoid fat density lesion with a high attenuation margin and surrounding fat stranding, adjacent to the sigmoid colon.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with epiploic appendagitis that is a rare self-limiting ischemic/inflammatory process involving appendix epiploica of the colon and may either be primary or secondary to adjacent pathology. 

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