Appendicitis

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

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

CT

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
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included