Diagnosis and management of idiopathic omental infarction: A case report.

@article{Barai2011DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of idiopathic omental infarction: A case report.},
  author={Kushal P Barai and Benjamin Charles Knight},
  journal={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={2 6},
  pages={138-40}
}
A 32 year old man presented to casualty on three occasions in the space of four days, with intermittent, worsening abdominal pain. These symptoms imitated other commoner causes of acute abdomen and the site of onset changed, both factors delaying diagnosis. In due course, computer tomography imaging established findings indicative of omental infarction. Patient was discharged from hospital nine days later, having made a satisfactory recovery following successful conservative treatment. In this… CONTINUE READING