epiploic


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o·men·tal

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

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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Epiploic appendagitis is the inflammation of epiploic appendages due to appendageal torsion or spontaneous venous thrombosis (9).
Computed tomography revealed widely distended small intestines, but epiploic appendagitis was not indicated (Figure 1, 2).
Epiploic appendages are peritoneal pouches that arise from the serosal surface of the colon except the rectum.
An ovoid fat density structure with surrounding peripheral inflammatory change was noted in the left lower quadrant adjacent to a loop of descending colon, consistent with epiploic appendagitis (Figure 1).
Epiploic appendagitis (EA) is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain that is usually benign and self-limiting and can be treated conservatively with analgesics and antiinflammatory medications (1-3).
Epiploic appendices (or appendices epiploicae) constitute small pouches of subserosal fat that project into the peritoneal cavity and line in two rows parallel to the tenia coli of the colon.
CT showed a pericolic oval lesion of fat attenuation with a hyper-attenuating ring and central dot sign in the same region that was diagnostic for epiploic appendagitis (EA); (Figure 2).
Objective: Epiploic appendagitis (EA) is a rare entity caused by the inflammation of the appendix epiploica.
The CT findings were consistent with a diagnosis of epiploic appendagitis.
Small intestine in carceraction through the epiploic foramen of the horse.
Primary torsion of the omentum and epiploic appendix in children.