Season 3 Case 16

History: Lower abdominal pain

Season 3 Case 16

Case 16

History: abdominal pain


Answer:

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Answer: Epiploic Appendigitis

Findings:

  • a fat-density ovoid structure adjacent to colon, usually 1.5- 3.5cm in diameter 2
  • thin high-density rim (1-3mm thick) 5-6
  • surrounding inflammatory fat stranding, and thickening of the adjacent peritoneum

directly from: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/epiploic-appendagitis

nice review article: http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/pdf/10.1148/rg.256055030