A rare cause of acute abdomen: The omental torsion


Yilmaz A., Atak T., BOZKURT S. , Bayraktar B., Sagiroglu J.

MEDICAL JOURNAL OF BAKIRKOY, vol.11, no.2, pp.82-84, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5350/btdmjb201511207
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL JOURNAL OF BAKIRKOY
  • Page Numbers: pp.82-84

Abstract

Omental torsion is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain and can mimic clinically many diseases. Laparoscopy is a useful method in the diagnosis and treatment of the omental torsion. In this article, a case with omental torsion which was detected during diagnostic laparoscopy and the necrosed omental tissue resection was done laparoscopically has been presented.