Radiologic findings of epiploic appendagitis


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ÖZTUNALI Ç. , Kara T.

MEDICAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY, cilt.15, sa.1, ss.71-72, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.151.co1rfe2
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.71-72

Özet

The aim of this case report is to present typical US and CT features of epiploic appendagitis, characterized by the ischemia and inflammation of the epiploic appendices of the colon. A 44 year old man was admitted with a localized pain to umblical region. Physical examination revealed rebound tenderness. US examination showed a hyperechoic mass with a hypoechoic rim posterior to abdominal wall and CT features confirmed the diagnosis of epiploic appendagitis. The case was managed conservatively and had a self limited