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Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM


Right renal colic

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Increased attenuation of the medullary pyramids in keeping with medullary nephrocalcinosis. No stones are seen. Very long retrocecal 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: 14th Aug 2019
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