Appendagitis epiploica / torsion of an appendix epiploicae

Epiploic appendagitis with a wedge shaped hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix

Clinical Info

Pain in the right lower abdomen. An ultrasound examination was requested to rule out an appendicitis, which was not the case

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Epiploic appendagitis with a wedge shaped hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix

Hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix
Hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix
Hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix
Hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix
Hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix
Hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix
Normal fat
Normal fat
Hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix
Hyperechoic thickened epiploic appendix
Normal aspect
Normal aspect
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Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 52
  • Body part: Right lower abdomen

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System