Epiploic appendagitis (two cases, ultrasound cineloop)
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St-Amant M, Epiploic appendagitis (two cases, ultrasound cineloop). Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 23 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-18852
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24 Jul 2012
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Focal, acute, right lower quadrant pain.
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Two very similar cases showing a hyperechoic lesion (fat echogenicity), fixed to the peritoneum, exactly where the paroxysm of the pain was felt. This is characteristic of an epiploic appendagitis. There is subtle fat stranding associated with the appandagitis from local inflammation.
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