Torsion of lipoma of appendix epiploica: CT evaluation

Edward J. Farmlett, Elliot K. Fishman, Bronwyn Jones, Stanley S. Siegelman

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We present a case of a large abdominal mass of fat density on CT, which proved at surgery to be a lipoma arising in an appendix epiploica. The clinical, pathological, and radiological aspects of appendices epiploicae are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)366-368
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985


  • Abdomen
  • Computed tomography
  • Lipoma
  • Neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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