Radiological findings of falciform ligament necrosis: A case report
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CitationAğırgün, Ç., Vehbi, H., Ağırgün, F. ve Kocabaş, H. (2020). Radiological findings of falciform ligament necrosis: A case report. Hong Kong Journal of Radiology, 23(2), E9-E11. https://dx.doi.org/10.12809/hkjr2017069
The falciform ligament is a sickle-shaped peritonealligament between the liver, the diaphragm and theanterior abdominal wall. Falciform ligament necrosisis a rare cause of right upper quadrant pain that isoften misdiagnosed.1,2 We present a case of rightupper quadrant pain caused by fatty necrosis of thefalciform ligament seen during ultrasound exam andconfirmed by contrast-enhanced computed tomography(CT) scan. Very few cases have been reported andcorrelation between CT and ultrasound findings arerarely discussed.