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Case 15420

Omental infarction in the postpartum period

Author(s)
Aliaksandr Anisau 1, 2, Carine Petré 1, Karolina Kindt 1, Julie Desimpel 1, 3, Filip Vanhoenacker 1, 2, 3

1. General Hospital AZ Sint-Maarten Duffel-Mechelen, Leopoldstraat 2, B-2800 Mechelen, Belgium.
2. University Ghent, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences.
3. University Hospital Antwerp, University Antwerp, Department of Radiology, University Hospital Antwerp; Wilrijkstraat, 10, 2650 Antwerp, Belgium; Email:filip.vanhoenacker@telenet.be
 
Patient
female, 30 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Abdominal ultrasound, axial image

    Ill-defined lesion, containing a whirled pattern of alternating concentric layers of hyperechogenicity (black arrowheads) and hypoechogenicity (white arrowheads).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen, soft tissue window
     

    Ovoid lesion in the greater omentum with ill-defined margins and a whirling pattern of alternating concentric layers of fat and soft tissue attenuation (red oval). Mild diffuse infiltration of the intraperitoneal fat...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Ischaemia / Infarction;

    Ovoid lesion in the greater omentum with ill-defined margins and a whirling pattern of alternating concentric layers of fat and soft tissue attenuation (red oval). Mild diffuse infiltration of the intraperitoneal fat...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Ischaemia / Infarction;

    Ovoid lesion in the greater omentum with ill-defined margins, heterogeneous - partly fatty content (red circle). There is no continuity with the transverse colon and the colonic wall is not thickened (green arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
Ill-defined lesion, containing a whirled pattern of alternating concentric layers of hyperechogenicity (black arrowheads) and hypoechogenicity (white arrowheads).
 
Ovoid lesion in the greater omentum with ill-defined margins and a whirling pattern of alternating concentric layers of fat and soft tissue attenuation (red oval). Mild diffuse infiltration of the intraperitoneal fat (red arrowheads).
 
Ovoid lesion in the greater omentum with ill-defined margins and a whirling pattern of alternating concentric layers of fat and soft tissue attenuation (red oval). Mild diffuse infiltration of the intraperitoneal fat (red arrowheads).
 
Ovoid lesion in the greater omentum with ill-defined margins, heterogeneous - partly fatty content (red circle). There is no continuity with the transverse colon and the colonic wall is not thickened (green arrow).
 
 
 
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