Appendix with retained barium

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Abdominal pain. Normal recent barium enema.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
X-ray

Multiple focal areas of increased density projected over the cecum with a curvilinear area of increased density. Appearances are most in keeping with retained barium in the appendix.

Case Discussion

Incidental note of retained barium within the appendix.

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Case information

rID: 6435
Published: 25th Jun 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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