Acute appendicitis - detected on transvaginal ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


PH ruptured ovarian cyst. Severe right lower abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Transabdominal US of pelvis including RIF normal, therefore transvaginal imaging performed

Despite this being a transvaginal examination, appearances are all consistent with acute appendictis.  Differential diagnosis is acute salpingitis but tubular structure is blind ending and not associated with the ovary

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Case information

rID: 16447
Published: 19th Jan 2012
Last edited: 9th Sep 2015
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