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Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Ashwag Alsabri

Presentation

Child with abdominal pain and diarrhea 3days ago..

Patient Data

Age: 8
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Dilated blind-ended structure in right iliac fossa(appendix) filled with hypoechoic contents with anteroposterior diameter 12 mm wich shows target sign an axial scan accompanied by increased vascularity and increased echogenicity of the surrounding fat.

Case Discussion

Acute appendicitis..

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Case information

rID: 81803
Published: 3rd Sep 2020
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2020
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