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Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Fazel Rahman Faizi
Diagnosis almost certain

Presentation

Right iliac fossa pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male
ultrasound

A blind-ending non-compressible tubular structure was noted in the right iliac fossa showing mural vascularity and surrounding fat infiltration. It measured approximately 9mm in diameter. 

Case Discussion

The features are compatible with acute appendicitis.

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