Epiploic appendagitis

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel


Localized pain in left side of abdomen for 2 days.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

An ovoid area of increased fat echogenicity (white arrows) corresponds to the patient's area of abdominal pain, adjacent to the descending colon.

Case Discussion

Typical ultrasound picture of epiploic appendagitis.

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