Supraumbilical omental fat herniation

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 83-year old
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

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
Case created: 17th Dec 2012
Last edited: 25th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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