Revista chilena de radiología
versión On-line ISSN 0717-9308
VARELA U, Cristián; FUENTES V, Miguel y RIVADENEIRA H, Rosario. PROCESOS INFLAMATORIOS DEL TEJIDO ADIPOSO INTRAABDOMINAL, CAUSA NO QUIRURGICA DE DOLOR ABDOMINAL AGUDO: HALLAZGOS EN TOMOGRAFIA COMPUTADA. Rev. chil. radiol. [online]. 2004, vol.10, n.1, pp. 28-34. ISSN 0717-9308. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-93082004000100007.
Abstract: Inflammatory alterations of the intraabdominal fatty tissues such as apppendagitis epiploic, segmental infarction of the ometun and mesenteric panniculitis are causes of acute abdominal pain and generally diagnosed clinically as having other processes that need surgical resolution. We think the computed tomography (CT) as the primary tool for diagnosis. Our purpose is review the clinical and CT findings in these entities as an aid to radiologists to recognize them
Palabras llave : Acute abdominal pain; Appendagitis epiploic; Intraabdominal fatty tissues; Mesenteric panniculitis; Omental infarction.