Primary epiploic appendagitis: US and CT findings

  title={Primary epiploic appendagitis: US and CT findings},
  author={Enrique Molla and Tom{\'a}s Ripoll{\'e}s and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Mart{\'i}nez and Virgilio Morote and Esther Rosell{\'o}-Sastre},
  journal={European Radiology},
A retrospective review is presented of seven cases of epiploic appendagitis, with surgical confirmation in one case. The main clinico-analytical data and the US and CT findings are described, as well as the histopathologic features in the sole case that underwent surgical resection. We also calculated the frequency of this entity in patients undergoing emergency abdominal US on clinical suspicion of diverticulitis. In all seven cases the clinico-analytical evidence was nonspecific (localized… CONTINUE READING


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