Omental Cakes: Unusual Aetiologies and CT Appearances

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Omental Cakes: Unusual Aetiologies and CT Appearances

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dc.contributor.author Mamlouk, Mark Daniel
dc.contributor.author vanSonnenberg, Eric
dc.contributor.author Shankar, Sridhar
dc.contributor.author Silverman, Stuart George
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-26T17:27:08Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Mamlouk, Mark Daniel, Eric vanSonnenberg, Sridhar Shankar, and Stuart G. Silverman. 2011. Omental cakes: Unusual aetiologies and CT appearances. Insights into Imaging 2(4): 399-408. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1869-4101 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:8623555
dc.description.abstract Background: Omental cakes typically are associated with ovarian carcinoma, as this is the most common malignant aetiology. Nonetheless, numerous other neoplasms, as well as infectious and benign processes, can produce omental cakes. Methods: A broader knowledge of the various causes of omental cakes is valuable diagnostically and to direct appropriate clinical management. Results: We present a spectrum of both common and unusual aetiologies that demonstrate the variable computed tomographic appearances of omental cakes. Conclusion: The anatomy and embryology are discussed, as well as the importance of biopsy when the aetiology of omental cakes is uncertain. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Springer-Verlag en_US
dc.relation.isversionof doi:10.1007/s13244-011-0105-4 en_US
dc.relation.hasversion http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3259316/pdf/ en_US
dash.license LAA
dc.subject gastrointestinal en_US
dc.subject malignancy en_US
dc.subject infection en_US
dc.subject CT en_US
dc.subject biopsy en_US
dc.title Omental Cakes: Unusual Aetiologies and CT Appearances en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
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dc.relation.journal Insights into Imaging en_US
dash.depositing.author Silverman, Stuart George
dc.date.available 2012-04-26T17:27:08Z

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