Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

Acute abdominal pain and vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
CT

Delayed phase MDCT reveals an enlarged appendix, measuring about 15 mm in diameter, with enhancing, thickened wall and surrounding stranding. A high density calculus (appendicolith) is noted within.

Three calcified fecaliths are visible even in topogram.

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Case information

rID: 20592
Published: 27th Nov 2012
Last edited: 6th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included