- Infection of an epiploic appendage
- Most common in sigmoid or caecum
- Acute pain and tenderness similar to diverticulitis or appendicitis
- Resolves in 2 weeks time
- USG: non-compressible pericolic hyperechoic ovoid mass immediately under anterior abdominal wall
- CT: focal hyperattenuation with central area of fat density
Singh, Ajay K., et al. “Acute epiploic appendagitis and its mimics.” Radiographics 25.6 (2005): 1521-1534.