Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

The appendix is of retrocecal location with an abnormally swollen and edematous particularly at distal end, measuring 19 mm in diameter surrounded by peri-luminal fat stranding. 

Case Discussion

Features on CT scan are compatible with acute appendicitis which was confirmed at surgery.

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