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Epiploic appendagitis as an uncommon cause of lower abdominal pain

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Epiploic appendagitis should be considered to be an uncommon cause of lower abdominal pain. To diagnose accurately, typical CT findings are needed, and total colonoscopy should be done later to rule out the possibility of diverticulosis.

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Okumura, T. , Ohhira, M. , Tsuchiya, Y. , Kikuchi, Y. , Kohgo, Y. , Yoshihara, S. , Okabe, H. and Nozu, T. (2012) Epiploic appendagitis as an uncommon cause of lower abdominal pain. Open Journal of Gastroenterology, 2, 31-32. doi: 10.4236/ojgas.2012.22007.


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