Appendicitis and appendicolith

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male

Appendicolith projecting over the right sacral ala. 

Case Discussion

In the presence of right iliac fossa pain visualizing an appendicolith, especially in young patients, is highly suggestive of appendicitis, subsequently confirmed. 

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