epiploic


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Related to epiploic: epiploic foramen, omentum, Epiploic appendagitis

epiploic

(ˌɛpɪˈpləʊɪk)
adj
(Anatomy) relating to the epiploon
Translations

ep·i·plo·ic

a. epiploico-a, rel. al epiplón.
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A diagnosis of primary epiploic appendagitis (EA) was made on the CT findings.
The epiploic appendices are small pedunculated protuberances of fat located on the antimesenteric serosal surface of the colon along the teniae coli, predominantly along the caecal and sigmoid colon.
Epiploic appendagitis, a relatively rare entity, has been diagnosed with increasing frequency during the era of multislice CT.
The most common etiologies of this entity are venous thrombosis (secondary) or torsion or incarceration of an epiploic appendage within a hernia sac (primary).
Herniation Of The Gallbladder Through The Epiploic Foramen Into The Lesser Sac.
Torsion of the appendages epiploicae with resulting vascular occlusion is believed to be the cause of epiploic appendagitis.
The hyperattenuation "ring sign" is a classic finding on CT examinations in epiploic appendagitis.
Other differential considerations include appendicitis, omental infarction, and epiploic appendagitis.
1) Epiploic appendagitis has a predominance for the cecum and sigmoid colon.
Internal herniation with fatal outcome: herniation through an unusual aperture between epiploic appendices and greater omentum.
Various alternate diagnoses can be suggested by CT scanning; these include: mesenteric adenitis, epiploic appendagitis, diverticulitis, Crohn's disease and caecal carcinoma.