Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Abdominal pain, anorexia and vomiting, clinical suspicion of appendicitis.

Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Unremarkable x-ray, no signs of obstruction or pneumoperitoneum.

Modality: Ultrasound

The appendix measures > 6m in diameter and showing increased vascularity on color Doppler, suggestive of acute appendicitis. 

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Case Information

rID: 9308
Case created: 3rd Apr 2010
Last edited: 1st Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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