Omental torsion: CT features

@article{Kim2003OmentalTC,
  title={Omental torsion: CT features},
  author={Jeong-hyon Kim and You Sung Kim and On Koo Cho and H. Rhim and Byung Hee Koh and Dong Su Han and Hee Kyung Baek},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={2003},
  volume={29},
  pages={502-504}
}
A 33-year-old male presented to the emergency department complaining of right upper quadrant pain and was initially diagnosed with acute cholecystitis. Abdominal computed tomography showed a whirling pattern of fatty streaks and vessels within the greater omentum, and surgery confirmed infarction of the omentum secondary to torsion. We report a case of surgically and pathologically proven omental torsion that demonstrated the typical whirling appearance on computed tomography. 

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