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Primary Segmental Omental Torsion, mimicking acute appendicitis
  • Pascal Gavriilidis,
  • Francisco Reyes Milian,
  • Derek Burke
Pascal Gavriilidis
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

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Francisco Reyes Milian
Saint Helena Hospital
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Derek Burke
Saint Helena Hospital
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The reported incidence rate of primary segmental omental torsion is 0.0016% to 0.37% and when compared with appendicitis, it is a ratio of less than 4 cases per 1000 cases of acute appendicitis.Almost 80% of cases present with right lower abdominal pain and may imitate acute appendicitis.