1) Other less common organs to prolapse are the omentum, Fallopian tubes, appendix, colon and appendices epiploicae
of the colon: radiologic and pathologic features.
Most commonly originate from appendices epiploicae
The appendices epiploicae are lobular pedunculated subserosal fatty masses projecting from the anterior and posterolateral walls of the ascending and descending colon.
Normal appendices epiploicae are not visualized on routine CT examinations unless there is contrast material present, such as ascites or blood.
Secondary EA is caused by contiguous inflammatory changes of the appendices epiploicae
as a result of pathology within an adjacent organ.
Structures that are characteristic of the large intestines of mammals, like taeniae coli and appendices epiploicae
, were not found in the species studied.
They are thought to arise from appendices epiploicae
, which are fat-containing structures present along the colon.
Irreducible inguinal hernia with appendices epiploicae
in the sac.