Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

Right iliac fossa pain and vomiting

Patient Data

Age: 16 years old
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

A blind ended tubular structure at the right iliac fossa, related to external iliac vessels. It is fixed with thickened edematous wall and corresponds to a point of maximal tenderness.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent surgery and acute appendicitis was confirmed. 

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Case information

rID: 41681
Published: 14th Dec 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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