From the case: Epiploic appendagitis

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The IVC is enhanc...
The IVC is enhanced above the renal arteries due to contrast enhanced blood flowing out of the kidneys (red arrows) well before blood has had time to reach the legs and pelvis and return via the coeliac veins to the infrarenal IVC (green arrow).
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- “ Epiploic appendages are peritoneal outpouchings that arise from the serosal surface of the colon, contain adipose tissue and vessels, and can be u...”

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