Epiploic Appendagitis Mimicking Acute Appendicitis in a Child

  • Usman Javaid Senior Specialist
  • Vipul Gupta Senior Specialist Registrar
  • Mamoun Al Marzouqi Consultant
Keywords: Epiploic appendagitis, Children, Acute abdominal, Laparoscopy


Epiploic Appendagitis (EA) was found as rare cause of acute abdomen in 6-year-old female presenting with clinical features of acute appendicitis. Laparoscopic excision of infarcted caecal appendix epiploic secondary to torsion resulted in satisfactory recovery. We herein review the current literature highlighting the radiological and diagnostic findings along with management of this rare entity.


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How to Cite
Javaid U, Gupta V, Al Marzouqi M. Epiploic Appendagitis Mimicking Acute Appendicitis in a Child. APSP J Case Rep [Internet]. 19May2019 [cited 18Apr.2021];9(4):23. Available from: http://www.apspjcaserep.com/ojs1/index.php/ajcr/article/view/ajcr-72