Appendicolith on ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Michael Sargent

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Patient presented with right lower quadrant pain.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

This 15 year old boy presented with symptoms and signs of acute appendicitis. Ultrasound of the right lower quadrant demonstrated a thickened fluid filled appendix containing an echogenic shadowing appendicolith

Case Discussion

This 15 year old boy presented with symptoms and signs of acute appendicitis. Ultrasound of the right lower quadrant demonstrated a thickened fluid filled appendix containing an echogenic shadowing appendicolith

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Case Information

rID: 6004
Case created: 6th Apr 2009
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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