Omental infarction

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking

Presentation

3 days of abdominal pain and tenderness.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
CT

Diffuse omental fat stranding in keeping with omental infarction.

Old diaphragmatic irregularity is unchanged over several years and relates to surgery as a child.

Case Discussion

Omental infarction is a DDx for omental stranding. Other DDx includes:

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