Appendagitis epiploica / torsion of an appendix epiploicae

Epiploic appendagitis with hyperechoic mesenteric fat partly srurrounding the appendix, but the appendix is otherwise normal

Clinical Info

Patient suspected of having an appendicitis

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Epiploic appendagitis with hyperechoic mesenteric fat partly srurrounding the appendix, but the appendix is otherwise normal

Hyperechoic mesenteric fat
Hyperechoic mesenteric fat
Hyperechoic mesenteric fat
Hyperechoic mesenteric fat
Hyperechoic mesenteric fat
Hyperechoic mesenteric fat
Normal appendix
Normal appendix
Normal appendix transverse 3,5 mm
Normal appendix transverse 3,5 mm
Normal appendix longitudinal
Normal appendix longitudinal
Increased vascularity
Increased vascularity
Increased vascularity
Increased vascularity

CT

CT
CT
CT

Details

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

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System