omental cake

omental cake2016-11-22T12:30:51+00:00
omental cake image from New Medical Terms

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omental cake 

IMAGING, ONCOLOGY

A popular term for a flattened, indurated omentum caused by a diffusely infiltrative malignancy, usually epithelial, commonly, of the ovary, but also colon, stomach or pancreas. Omental cakes due to diffuse infections—e.g., by tuberculosis, are far less

omental cake image from New Medical Terms

CTof the abdomen showing thickened and indurated omental cake

common in developed nations.

Imaging CT The omental cake (image) appears as a flat layer of tumour separating the small or large intestine from the anterior abdominal wall

Synonym Pancake omentum 

References radiographics.rsna.org/content/22/6/1369.full

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