Bogale GT1, Subah AY2*, Meaza M3, Tiruneh A3 and Shashe G3
1Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
2Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
3Department of Surgery, Zewditu Memorial Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
surgical abdomen. Consideration of high order imaging modality in patients with right sided abdominal pain in consistent with typical presentation of the common surgical conditions can establish its preoperative diagnosis. Although the gold standard treatment modality for omental infarction remains to be established, inpatient conservative management should be considered in selected patients while deferring emergent surgical intervention unless strongly indicated by complications. This case report is the first one documented African setting to be diagnosed preoperatively and treated conservatively
Omental infarction; Acute abdominal pain; Conservative management; Ethiopia
Bogale GT, Subah AY, Meaza M, Tiruneh A, Shashe G. Omental Infarction: A Case Report of a Conservatively Managed 60 –Year Old Ethiopian Woman. Ann Clin Surg. 2021;2(1):1013.