Epiploic appendagitis

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha

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Left iliac fossa pain

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
CT

An oval fat attenuation lesion is seen adjacent to descending colon, with peripheral hyperdense rim, and streakiness in its periphery.

Case Discussion

This case is a classical depiction of Epiploic appendagitis, which was confirmed intra-operatively.

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Case information

rID: 17042
Case created: 12th Mar 2012
Last edited: 20th Jul 2016
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