Acute Diseases Related to Intra-abdominal Fat in Adults

  • Etienne DanseEmail author
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Acute disease related to intra-abdominal fat are due to inflammation of this fat and include mainly primary epiploic appendagitis, torsion of the greater omentum and mesenteric panniculitis.


Fatty Tissue Great Omentum Falciform Ligament Mesenteric Root Tenia Coli 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1. Diagnostic Radiology DepartmentUniversité Catholique de Louvain, St-Luc University Hospital Brussels Belgium

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