Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Volume 7 Number 2, 2004

J HK Coll Radiol 2004;7:81-83

Primary Epiploic Appendagitis

A Li, S Lau, TKL Loke, JCS Chan
Department of Radiology and Organ Imaging, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong

Primary epiploic appendagitis is a benign self-limiting condition, which is not as rare as presumed. Computed tomography demonstrates characteristic features that enable correct diagnosis, thereby avoiding unnecessary treatment.

Key Words: Abdomen, Acute conditions, Computed tomography, Epiploic appendagitis

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