Year 2018, Volume 4 , Issue 4, Pages 448 - 451 2018-10-04

Fatty necrosis of falciform ligament due to torsion mimics falciform ligament cyst on MRI

İlknur Özdeniz [1] , Ali Önder Devay [2] , Ediz Tevfik Özgan [3]


The falciform ligament which is a broad and thin peritoneal ligament, divides the left and right subphrenic compartments. Some pathologies of this ligament can be a rare cause of acute abdomen. Mostly its pathologies present a challenge for diagnose. In a case who was admitted with acute abdomen, we determined a fatty necrosis of the falciform ligament during surgery. This rare primary pathology of the falciform ligament mimics falciform ligament cyst on MRI, which is another rare pathology. 

falciform ligament, fatty necrosis, cyst, MRI
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Author: İlknur Özdeniz
Institution: Department of Radiology, Bursa State Hospital, Bursa
Country: Turkey


Author: Ali Önder Devay
Institution: Department of General Surgery, Bursa State Hospital, Bursa
Country: Turkey


Author: Ediz Tevfik Özgan
Institution: Department of General Surgery, Bursa State Hospital, Bursa
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : October 4, 2018

EndNote %0 The European Research Journal Fatty necrosis of falciform ligament due to torsion mimics falciform ligament cyst on MRI %A İlknur Özdeniz , Ali Önder Devay , Ediz Tevfik Özgan %T Fatty necrosis of falciform ligament due to torsion mimics falciform ligament cyst on MRI %D 2018 %J The European Research Journal %P -2149-3189 %V 4 %N 4 %R doi: 10.18621/eurj.347535 %U 10.18621/eurj.347535