Presents with fever, right lower quadrant pain, and leukocytosis.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Ultrasound showing a thickened appendix measuring 1.1 cm with an echogenic shadowing appendicolith. Color Doppler evidences hyperemia of the mesoappendix.


CT demonstrates thickened  appendix with appendicolith.

Case Discussion

Typical imaging appearances of appendicitis.

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Case information

rID: 23220
Published: 29th May 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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