Omental infarction

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Patient with previously resected colorectal carcinoma. Now presented with subacute bowel obstruction.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
CT

Case Discussion

Omental infarction is a rare cause of acute abdomen resulting from vascular compromise of the greater omentum. This condition has a non specific clinical presentation and is usually managed conservatively.

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Case information

rID: 2739
Published: 19th May 2008
Last edited: 7th Jan 2016
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