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Primary torsion of the greater omentum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1820017     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case with primary torsion of the greater omentum is reported. This pathological condition is an uncommon cause of acute abdominal emergency and it is very difficult even for general surgeons to differentiate this from other acute abdomen. The etiology remains unknown and the treatment of choice is resection of the affected organ.
Y Aoki; S Oka; M Nakamura; H Nakatsuka; N Yamade; Y Maeda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nihon geka hokan. Archiv für japanische Chirurgie     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0003-9152     ISO Abbreviation:  Nihon Geka Hokan     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-28     Completed Date:  1992-07-28     Revised Date:  2011-07-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421143     Medline TA:  Nihon Geka Hokan     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  459-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Hashimoto Municipal Hospital, Wakayama, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Appendicitis / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Omentum* / surgery
Peritoneal Diseases / diagnosis,  surgery
Torsion Abnormality

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