EURORAD ESR

Case 14086

Secondary Omental Infarction

Author(s)
Daniel Eiroa, Mª Luisa Nieto Morales, Adán Bello Báez, Víctor Vázquez Sánchez, Sonia Benítez Rivero, Yasmín El Khatib Ghzal.

Hospital Universitario Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, Hospital Universitario Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, Servicio de Radiología (Department of Radiology); Carretera del Rosario, 145 38010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain; Email:contrasteyodado@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 77 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial CECT

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT scan at the level of the pelvis, which depicts peritoneal fat stranding anterior to the sigmoid colon, as well as marked thickening of the peritoneal layers.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Sagittal CECT

    Sagittal contrast-enhanced CT scan, showing stranding and hyperattenuation of the peritoneal fat immediately posterior to the rectus abdominis muscle, which extends from above the bladder up to the periumbilical area.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal Oblique CECT

    Coronal oblique contrast-enhanced CT scan, which helps to better depict the extension, showing involvement of the peritoneum from its insertion on the transverse colon to the supravesical fossa.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
Axial contrast-enhanced CT scan at the level of the pelvis, which depicts peritoneal fat stranding anterior to the sigmoid colon, as well as marked thickening of the peritoneal layers.
 
Sagittal contrast-enhanced CT scan, showing stranding and hyperattenuation of the peritoneal fat immediately posterior to the rectus abdominis muscle, which extends from above the bladder up to the periumbilical area.
 
Coronal oblique contrast-enhanced CT scan, which helps to better depict the extension, showing involvement of the peritoneum from its insertion on the transverse colon to the supravesical fossa.
 
 
 
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