Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

There are multiple signs of an inflamed appendix

  • appendiceal dilatation
  • appendiceal wall thickening
  • periappendiceal inflammation with fat stranding and extraluminal fluid

A minimal amount of free pelvic fluid is seen.

Apart from small cortical left renal cysts, the rest of the study is unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Case nicely demonstrates appendicitis.

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Case information

rID: 74792
Published: 7th Apr 2021
Last edited: 9th Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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