Omental infarction

Case contributed by Dr Hein Els


Right upper quadrant pain. Rule out cholecystitis. No gallstones or features of acute cholecystitis at ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Area of fat stranding inferior to the hepatic flexure, adjacent to small bowel loops and the ascending colon. The colon and small bowel are normal. Gallbladder normal .

Case Discussion

Imaging features characteristic of an omental infarct.

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Case information

rID: 30771
Published: 23rd Nov 2015
Last edited: 9th Jan 2016
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