epiploic


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o·men·tal

(ō-men'tăl),
Relating to the omentum.
Synonym(s): epiploic

epiploic

[ep′iplō′ik]
pertaining to the omentum.

o·men·tal

(ō-men'tăl)
Relating to the omentum.
Synonym(s): epiploic.

epiploic

(ĕp″ĭ-plō′ĭk) [Gr. epiploon, omentum]
Pert. to the omentum.
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Inflammation of epiploic appendices, primary epiploic appendagitis (PEA), is a rare cause of acute abdomen.
EA is a rare and self-limited condition, mostly seen in middle-aged men, which is caused by either inflammation or ischemic changes related to torsion or venous infarction of the epiploic appendages (1).
Epiploic appendages are small fat-filled, serosa-covered pedunculated structures on the external surface of the colon measuring 1 to 2 cm thick and 0.
Given the benign and self-limiting nature of epiploic appendagitis, the patient was managed conservatively with oral anti-inflammatory medications (600 mg ibuprofen PO every 8 hours for 4-6 days) and released from the clinic with return precautions.
For pancreato-doudenal procedures (Pancreatodoudenectomy, Whipples operation), mobilization of the duodenum was carried out by incising peritoneum lateral to duodenum from the epiploic foramen downwards.
Preoperative diagnosis is a challenge and mistaken with appendicitis, cholecystitis, diverticulitis, pancreatitis, epiploic appendagitis, incarcerated hernia, duodenal ulcer, ovarian torsion and ectopic pregnancy.
Various alternate diagnoses can be suggested by CT scanning; these include: mesenteric adenitis, epiploic appendagitis, diverticulitis, Crohn's disease and caecal carcinoma.
A diagnosis of primary epiploic appendagitis (EA) was made on the CT findings.
Lymphatic channels from the GB drains to nodes in the porta hepatis to the cystic node (node of Lund) to a node situated at the anterior boundary of the epiploic foramen.
1) Epiploic appendagitis has a predominance for the cecum and sigmoid colon.
Strangulated small bowel obstruction related to chronic torsion of an epiploic appendix: CT findings.