Table 1

Classification of the infarctions of the greater omentum.

Omental infarction without torsion:

Primary (Idiopathic infarction of the greater omentum)

Secondary: hernia, hypercoagulabily, pathology vascular, polyglobulia

Omental infarction with torsion:

Primary

Secondary: adherences, cysts, tumor


Battaglia et al. World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2008 3:30   doi:10.1186/1749-7922-3-30

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