Primary epiploic appendagitis: the role of computed tomography in diagnosis.

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Primary epiploic appendagitis is a rare entity that occurs due to torsion and inflammation of the epiploic appendages. Clinically, this entity may be mistaken for acute abdomen with resultant unnecessary surgery. In contrast to acute surgical abdomen, epiploic appendagitis usually does not require surgical treatment; most of the patients resolve with… (More)

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@article{Gurses2007PrimaryEA, title={Primary epiploic appendagitis: the role of computed tomography in diagnosis.}, author={Burak K Gurses and Baki Ekçi and Serkan Akansel and Nalan Kabakci and Suat Hayri Kucuk and Ilhami Kovanlikaya}, journal={Australasian radiology}, year={2007}, volume={51 Spec No.}, pages={B155-7} }