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Case 8949

Epiploic Appendagitis

Author(s)
Minordi LM, Vecchioli A, Natale L, Larosa L, Bonomo L.
 
Patient
male, 48 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MDCT, coronal view
     

    Pericolonic lesion with fat attenuation surrounded by a hyperattenuating ring (black arrow in A and B); the hyperdensity of the fat extends along the mesenteric fat to the scrotum (white arrows in B).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Pericolonic lesion with fat attenuation surrounded by a hyperattenuating ring (black arrow in A and B); the hyperdensity of the fat extends along the mesenteric fat to the scrotum (white arrows in B).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI, T1w with fat suppression
     

    Axial (A) and coronal view after iv contrast medium (B) show hypointense lesion with marked contrast enhancement of the peripheral rim (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Axial (A) and coronal view after iv contrast medium (B) show hypointense lesion with marked contrast enhancement of the peripheral rim (arrows).

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MDCT follow-up

    Coronal MDCT after 3 months shows disappearance of the fat lesion and moderate hyperdensity of the pericolonic fat again extending to the scrotum (arrows)

     
    Area of Interest: Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
Pericolonic lesion with fat attenuation surrounded by a hyperattenuating ring (black arrow in A and B); the hyperdensity of the fat extends along the mesenteric fat to the scrotum (white arrows in B).
 
Pericolonic lesion with fat attenuation surrounded by a hyperattenuating ring (black arrow in A and B); the hyperdensity of the fat extends along the mesenteric fat to the scrotum (white arrows in B).
 
Axial (A) and coronal view after iv contrast medium (B) show hypointense lesion with marked contrast enhancement of the peripheral rim (arrows).
 
Axial (A) and coronal view after iv contrast medium (B) show hypointense lesion with marked contrast enhancement of the peripheral rim (arrows).
 
Coronal MDCT after 3 months shows disappearance of the fat lesion and moderate hyperdensity of the pericolonic fat again extending to the scrotum (arrows)
 
 
 
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