Acute Epiploic Appendicitis: A Diagnostic Dilemma

@inproceedings{Limon2012AcuteEA,
  title={Acute Epiploic Appendicitis: A Diagnostic Dilemma},
  author={O. Hernandez Limon and Neşe Çolak Oray and Basak Bayram and Ridvan Atilla},
  year={2012}
}
SUMMARY Primary epiploic appendicitis, also called appendicitis epiploica, is a rare condition characterized by inflammation of subserosal colonic adipose tissue. Patients with this condition usually present with complaints of sudden onset focal abdominal pain. No specific symptom or pathognomonic physical examination finding differentiates this condition from other acute abdominal pain etiologies. Patients are usually thought to have diverticulitis or appendicitis on initial evaluation. Use of… CONTINUE READING

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