Appendicitis and appendicolith

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Appendicolith projecting over the right sacral ala. 

Case Discussion

In the presence of right iliac fossa pain visualising an appendicolith, especially in young patients, is consistent with appendicitis, subsequently confirmed. 

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Case information

rID: 5881
Published: 26th Mar 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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