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Omental infarction: report of three cases and review of the literature.
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PMID:  9437073     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Omental Infarction, the end result of impaired perfusion to the greater omentum, is a rare entity (JBCM Puylaert, Radiology 1992;185:169-172). We recently encountered three patients in whom computed tomography (CT) showed the characteristic findings of omental infarction. The diagnosis was subsequently confirmed intraoperatively and pathologically in two of the cases. The third case showed partial resolution on follow-up computed tomography. All three cases are presented with a brief review of the literature.
P K Karak; S H Millmond; D Neumann; H T Yamase; G Ramsby
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Abdominal imaging     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0942-8925     ISO Abbreviation:  Abdom Imaging     Publication Date:    1998 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-03-25     Completed Date:  1998-03-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303672     Medline TA:  Abdom Imaging     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  96-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Infarction / pathology,  radiography*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Omentum / blood supply*,  radiography,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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