Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Right renal colic

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
CT

Increased attenuation of the medullary pyramids in keeping with medullary nephrocalcinosis. No stones are seen. Very long retrocaecal appendix with the tip reaching the lower pole of the right kidney with fat stranding near its tip with a maximum diameter of 0.8 cm in keeping with acute appendicitis. 

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Case information

rID: 30261
Published: 30th Jul 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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