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Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Science Inc, 2000)Inflammation of an epiploic appendage is considered to be a rare cause of acute abdomen. Recently it has been reported that typical computed tomography (CT) findings of primary epiploic appendagitis (PEA) provide a definitive diagnosis in most of the cases. However since these papers are only few they are easily overlooked by the practicing radiologists. Our purpose is to add four new cases to the existing literature and to perform a review of the literature. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science Inc. All ...
Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Science Inc, 2002)Primary epiploic appendagitis (PEA) occurs secondary to inflammation of an epiploic appendage and is considered to be a rare cause of acute abdomen. In this case report we describe the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of PEA correlated with computed tomographic (CT) findings. MRI findings included an oval shaped fat intensity mass with a central dot on T1- and T2-weighted images C which possessed an enhancing rim on postgadolinium T1-weighted fat saturated images. The lesion was best ...