Appendiceal intussusception

Case contributed by Bruno Lorensini
Diagnosis certain


Right lower quadrant pain for 30 days. Changes in intestinal motility.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
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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