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Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Referred for ultrasound evaluation of abdominal pain.


The appendix is distended with fluid. There is an echogenic focus with acoustic shadowing in the appendicular neck which is an appendicolith. There are few other appendicoliths in the distal dilated appendix. There is no perforation of the appendix.

Case Discussion

The case shows appendicitis due to multiple appendicoliths.

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Case information

rID: 10857
Published: 28th Sep 2010
Last edited: 10th Jul 2020
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