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Supraumbilical omental fat herniation

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


ICU patient with a complex medical history of diabetes and renal failure presented with severe sudden onset abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male

CT scan shows herniation of the greater omentum through a small defect in the abdominal wall. Note a narrowed hernia neck.

There are also bilateral pleural effusions and multiple gallbladder stones.

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Case information

rID: 20865
Published: 17th Dec 2012
Last edited: 13th Jun 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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