Epiploic appendices

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

40 year old woman presenting with elevated liver enzymes.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

The epiploic appendices of the sigmoid and upper rectum are normally invisible on CT, unless they are affected by disease. In this patient with ascites due to a liver condition, they are nicely depicted, surrounded by fluid.

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Case Information

rID: 13693
Case created: 7th May 2011
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Tags: anatomy, ct
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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