Omental torsion


Omental torsion must be considered as a differential consideration of an acute abdominal emergency especially in a patient with an inguinal hernia.
Omental infarcts: the omentum may infarct without any torsion and when this happens it is considered a primary idiopathic segmental infarct.

This case is courtesy of Dr. Sikander Ali, Radiology Consultant RCMC.