Cecal epiploic appendagitis mimicking appendicitis

Anna Liveris, Steven H. Borenstein

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Cecal epiploic appendagitis is a rare consideration in the differential diagnosis of acute right lower quadrant pain. We present an unusual case of a 12-year-old male with right sided abdominal pain who underwent laparoscopy and was found to have cecal epiploic appendagitis with secondary reactive appendicitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-29
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
StatePublished - Oct 2018


  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix
  • Epiploic appendagitis
  • Imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery


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