Year 2019, Volume 21 , Issue 1, Pages 102 - 108 2019-04-30

THE INFLAMMATION OF EPIPLOIC APPENDIX: PRIMARY EPIPLOIC APPENDAGITIS
Epiploik Apendiks Enflamasyonu: Primer Epiploik Apandajit

Sevilay VURAL [1] , Figen COŞKUN [2]


Epiploic appendices are extensions of omentum which covers most of the colon. Most of the pathologic changes are related with spontaneous torsion or venous thrombosis culminating with inflammation and is referred as primary epiploic appendagitis (PEA). There is no pathognomonic symptom, finding or laboratory test for this relatively rare intra-abdominal inflammation. A non-toxic patient with acute onset localized abdominal pain in the right or left lower quadrant is the typical presentation. Imaging studies such as ultrasound and tomography with the awareness of PEA in differential diagnoses of intra-abdominal pathologies are the key to correct diagnosis. Since the conservative treatment is sufficient in most of cases, accurate and timely diagnosis can ensure the appropriate patient management and can prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and interventions.


Epiploik apendiks kolonun çoğunu kaplayan omental uzantılardır. Patolojik değişikliklerin çoğu spontan torsiyon veya venöz tromboz sonrası oluşan enflamasyon ile ilişkilidir ve primer epiploik apandajit olarak adlandırılır. Nispeten nadir görülen bu intra-abdominal patoloji için herhangi bir patognomonik semptom, bulgu veya laboratuvar testi yoktur. Sağ veya sol alt kadranda akut başlangıçlı lokalize karın ağrısı olan non-toksik görünümdeki hasta tipik prezentasyondur. İntra-abdominal patolojilerin ayırıcı tanısında primer epiploik apandajit farkındalığı ile ultrason ve tomografi gibi görüntüleme çalışmaları doğru tanı koymada anahtar role sahiptir. Konservatif tedavi çoğu durumda yeterli olduğundan doğru ve zamanında tanı ile uygun hasta yönetimi sağlanıp gereksiz hastane yatışları ve girişimler önlenebilir.


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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Published Date 2019/1
Journal Section Review
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-1722-7987
Author: Sevilay VURAL (Primary Author)
Institution: Yozgat Bozok Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Acil Tıp Anabilim Dalı
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7027-8169
Author: Figen COŞKUN
Institution: Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Acil Tıp Anabilim Dalı
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : April 30, 2019

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APA VURAL, S , COŞKUN, F . (2019). THE INFLAMMATION OF EPIPLOIC APPENDIX: PRIMARY EPIPLOIC APPENDAGITIS. Kırıkkale Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Dergisi , 21 (1) , 102-108 . DOI: 10.24938/kutfd.529130
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Chicago VURAL, S , COŞKUN, F . "THE INFLAMMATION OF EPIPLOIC APPENDIX: PRIMARY EPIPLOIC APPENDAGITIS". Kırıkkale Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Dergisi 21 (2019 ): 102-108
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ISNAD VURAL, Sevilay , COŞKUN, Figen . "THE INFLAMMATION OF EPIPLOIC APPENDIX: PRIMARY EPIPLOIC APPENDAGITIS". Kırıkkale Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Dergisi 21 / 1 (April 2019): 102-108 . https://doi.org/10.24938/kutfd.529130
AMA VURAL S , COŞKUN F . THE INFLAMMATION OF EPIPLOIC APPENDIX: PRIMARY EPIPLOIC APPENDAGITIS. Kirikkale Univ Tip Fak Derg. 2019; 21(1): 102-108.
Vancouver VURAL S , COŞKUN F . THE INFLAMMATION OF EPIPLOIC APPENDIX: PRIMARY EPIPLOIC APPENDAGITIS. Kırıkkale Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Dergisi. 2019; 21(1): 108-102.