Torsion of a preperitoneal pedunculated lipoma of anterior abdominal wall mimicking acute appendicitis


OZEMIR I. A. , ORHUN K., BILGIC C., Eren T. T. , BAYRAKTAR B., ZEMHERI E., et al.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, cilt.22, ss.502-504, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5505/tjtes.2016.63500
  • Dergi Adı: ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.502-504

Özet

Lipoma is the most common benign tumor of adipose tissue. Lipomas can occur almost anywhere in the body, but are rarely found in parietal peritoneum of abdominal wall. Occasionally lipomas are detected incidentally during abdominal surgery for other organ pathologies. Presently described is rare case of torsion of pedunculated lipoma originating in parietal peritoneum of anterior abdominal wall causing abdominal pain that mimicked acute appendicitis in 35-year-old woman.