Chronic appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Rahul Kulkarni

Presentation

Complained of recurrent abdominal pain more marked in right iliac fossa.

Patient Data

Age: 52 years
Gender: Female
Barium

Barium meal x ray shows elongated opacified appendix with multiple distal filling defects.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound also revealed an elongated scarred appendix.

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Case information

rID: 21245
Case created: 12th Jan 2013
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
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