Torsion of the primary epiploic appendagitis: a case series and review of the literature


Ozdemir S., Gulpinar K., Leventoglu S. , Uslu H. Y. , Turkoz E., Ozcay N., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.199, no.4, pp.453-458, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 199 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.02.004
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.453-458
  • Keywords: Epiploic appendagitis, Torsion, Acute abdominal pain, APPENDIX EPIPLOICA, CT FINDINGS, ACUTE ABDOMEN, DIAGNOSIS, INFARCTION, EMERGENCY, OMENTUM, HERNIA, COLON

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment of epiploic appendagitis (EA) is a dilemma for general surgeons because of nonspecific signs and symptoms.