Appendicitis with phlegmon

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Fever and right iliac fossa pain.

Patient Data

Age: 6
Gender: Male

Peritoneal dialysis catheter seen in-position with paucity of bowel gas in the right iliac fossa. Multiple rounded calcified/ossified opacities are seen projecting over the right iliac fossa ? appendicolites.


Inflamed appendix with phlegmon. Bilateral hydroureteronephrosis.

Case Discussion

6 year old boy known case of chronic renal failure on peritoneal dialysis, presented with fever and acute right iliac fossa pain of 5 days duration.

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Case information

rID: 9358
Case created: 8th Apr 2010
Last edited: 29th Aug 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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