Epiploic appendagitis: an uncommon and easily misdiagnosed disease.

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OBJECTIVE Epiploic appendagitis (EA) is a rare cause of focal abdominal pain in otherwise healthy patients. It may mimic diverticulitis, appendicitis or mesenteric infarction on clinical manifestation. The diagnosis of EA is very infrequent due in part to low awareness by clinical physicians. The aim of this study was to review and describe the clinical… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-2980.2011.00543.x

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