CT diagnosis of primary torsion of the greater omentum

Chung Ping Lo, Teng Wei Chen, Hsaio Dung Liu, Chang Hsien Liu, Cheng Yu Chen, Chih Yung Yu

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摘要

Torsion of the greater omentum is a rare condition of acute abdomen. We, herein, report a 37-year-old man, who presented to the emergency department with right lower abdominal pain, nausea, and fever. The initial clinical impression was acute appendicitis. Preoperative computed tomographic study showed a well-defined, fat-containing mass interspersed with soft-tissue strands in the right lower abdomen and pelvis, and it also induced partial obstruction of the small intestine. This mass was found in connection with a vertical rod of the omental vessels. Surgical exploration revealed torsion of the greater omentum with hemorrhagic infarction. Computed tomography (CT) is a useful imaging modality for making a specific diagnosis. An inflamed fat-containing mass with a vascular pedicle is characteristic for the torsion of the greater omentum.
原文英語
主出版物標題European Journal of Radiology Extra
頁面69-72
頁數4
52
版本2
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 十一月 2004
對外發佈Yes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Lo, C. P., Chen, T. W., Liu, H. D., Liu, C. H., Chen, C. Y., & Yu, C. Y. (2004). CT diagnosis of primary torsion of the greater omentum. 於 European Journal of Radiology Extra (2 編輯, 卷 52, 頁 69-72) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrex.2004.09.001