Omental torsion with left-sided inguinal hernia: a rare preoperative diagnosis

KAYAN M. , SABUNCUOĞLU M. Z. , ÇETİN M. , ÇETİN R. , Benzin M. F. , Benzin S., ...More

CLINICAL IMAGING, vol.37, no.1, pp.173-175, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2012.02.020
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.173-175


Omental torsion is a rare disease. It can be difficult to identify if it is not clinically considered in the preoperative period, and this pathology may lead to an acute abdomen. We present the characteristic computed tomography findings and clinical particulars in a 34-year-old male patient with longstanding left inguinal hernia associated with an extraordinary diagnosis. (c) 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.