Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 144--146

Primary omental torsion: A rare cause of acute abdomen


Tariq Ibrahim Al Tokhais, Areej Abdullah Bokhari, Osman Hassan Noureldin 
 Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadha, Saudi Arabia

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Tariq Ibrahim Al Tokhais
P.O. Box - 17714, Riyadh - 11494
Saudi Arabia

Torsion of the greater omentum is a rare condition with symptoms resemble those of acute appendicitis and is infrequently diagnosed preoperatively. Treatment is surgical excision. Laparoscopic approach is an excellent diagnostic and therapeutic tool.


How to cite this article:
Al Tokhais TI, Bokhari AA, Noureldin OH. Primary omental torsion: A rare cause of acute abdomen.Saudi J Gastroenterol 2007;13:144-146


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Al Tokhais TI, Bokhari AA, Noureldin OH. Primary omental torsion: A rare cause of acute abdomen. Saudi J Gastroenterol [serial online] 2007 [cited 2020 Aug 11 ];13:144-146
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