Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Hanisalam

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Right renal colic

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

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

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Case Information

rID: 30261
Case created: 30th Jul 2014
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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