Revista Brasileira de Coloproctologia
versão impressa ISSN 0101-9880
ACCETTA, Italo et al. Epiploic appendagitis with impairment of serous and narrowing of sigmoid colon: case report. Rev bras. colo-proctol. [online]. 2008, vol.28, n.4, pp. 474-476. ISSN 0101-9880. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-98802008000400012.
The authors present a case-report of a male, 34 years old patient submitted to laparotomy due to acute abdomen caused by epiploic appendicitis. A special attention was given to the physical examination and intensity of symptoms as well as the unusual findings during surgical procedure because of sigmoid compromising suggesting Crohn's disease.
Palavras-chave : Epiloic appendicitis.