Appendiceal intussusception

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Lorensini


RLQ pain for 30 days. Changes in intestinal motility.

Patient Data

Age: 52
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen + pelvis

Image showing appendiceal intussusception into the cecum.


Postoperative photo of appendiceal intussusception.

Case Discussion

Appendiceal intussusception is a rare condition (incidence of 0.01% amongst patients underwent  appendectomy) that can be found in an asymptomatic patient or in whom presented with an acute abdomen.

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Case information

rID: 39139
Published: 22nd Aug 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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