Appendicitis and appendicolith

Case contributed by Assoc Prof 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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Case information

rID: 5881
Published: 26th Mar 2009
Last edited: 24th Dec 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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