Primary omental torsion in an old woman: Imaging techniques can prevent unnecessary surgical interventions

Modaghegh, M. H. S. and Jafarzadeh, R. (2011) Primary omental torsion in an old woman: Imaging techniques can prevent unnecessary surgical interventions. Case Reports in Medicine, 2011.

[img] Text
Primary omental torsion in an old woman. Imaging techniques can prevent unnecessary surgical interventions.pdf

Download (896kB)
[img] Text
CRIM2011-541324.pdf

Download (896kB)

Abstract

Torsion and/or infarction of the greater omentum are rare but well-recognized clinical situations which present as an acute abdomen. The etiology is unknown and speculative. In most cases, the pathology is right sided and clinical presentation consists of an acute or subacute flank pain with mild peritonism usually evoking appendicitis or cholecystitis. Nevertheless, knowledge concerning these two problems can help the surgeon in proper diagnosis and treatment. Since the first report on primary torsion by Eitel in 1899, a few hundred more have been reported and some collective reviews published to date. Recently, ultra sonography and computed tomography have proved to provide sufficiently typical, consistent, and well-recognizable features to avoid unnecessary surgery. In this study, we will present a case diagnosed as primary omental torsion based on computed tomography, which underwent successful conservative management. © Copyright 2011 Mohhamad-Hadi Saeed Modaghegh and Reza Jafarzadeh.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By :8 Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Modaghegh, M.-H.S.; Mashhad Vascular and Endovascular Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS), Mashhad, Iran; email: istatispn@yahoo.com
Uncontrolled Keywords: analgesic agent antibiotic agent abdominal pain aged article case report computer assisted tomography conservative treatment disease severity female follow up greater omentum human intestine sound nausea outpatient care peritoneal disease primary omental torsion priority journal
Subjects: WI Digestive System
WN Radiology . Diagnostic Imaging
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib7 lib7
Date Deposited: 02 May 2020 09:14
Last Modified: 02 May 2020 09:14
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/17058

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item