Cone-shaped caecum (differential)

Dr Daniel J Bell and Radswiki et al.

A cone-shaped caecum refers to a loss of the normal rounded appearance of the caecum, which instead becomes narrow and cone-shaped with the apex pointing towards the base of the appendix. It is encountered in a number of conditions including:

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rID: 12589
Section: Signs
Tag: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cone-shaped cecum
  • Coned caecum
  • Coned cecum
  • Conical cecum
  • Conical caecum

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