Appendicitis and appendicolith
Severe abdominal pain. Nausea. Past history of pancreatitis.
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- Vermiform blind-ending structure arising from the caecum inferior to the ileo-caecal junction and looping posterior to the caecum. There is fat stranding posterior to the vermiform structure and also hyperdense foci within the lumen.
- Dilated pancreatic duct and calcification in the head of the pancreas. These changes are related to chronic pancreatitis.
- Two left renal cysts.
The patient in this case proceeded to the operating theatre and an appendicectomy was performed. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis.