From the case: Epiploic appendagitis


CT Abdomen and pelvis

Fat-density ovoid...
Coronal non-contrast
Fat-density ovoid structure adjacent to colon and surrounding inflammatory fat stranding.
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ Epiploic appendagitis is a self limiting disease, and thus correct identification on CT prevents unnecessary surgery. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Epiploic appendagitis - “ Epiploic appendagitis is a rare self limiting inflammatory/ischaemic process involving an appendix epiploica of the colon and may either be primar...”

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