Presented with a 1 month history of progressive abdominal distension. Referred to the radiology department for an abdominal ultrasound.
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Ultrasound confirms abdominal ascites with an omental cake. Biopsies for a histological diagnosis were taken at the time of the ultrasound assessment.
Ultrasound is a useful tool in diagnosing diffuse peritoneal malignancy. Omental caking is commonly described on CT but subtle changes on ultrasound may be overlooked.