Appendix position (diagram)

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Diagram of the anatomic various positions of the appendix.

Case Discussion

The appendix has a highly variable position and proportions of each location varies considerably between sources, but in the majority patients the appendix is retrocecal.

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Case information

rID: 62911
Published: 5th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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