Contrast filling the appendix post contrast swallow study

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking



Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

Contrast fills the lumen of the appendix in the RLQ with a small filling defect likely representing gas. Sigmoid diverticulosis.

Case Discussion

Nice case outlining the appendix in a patient 1 day after a contrast swallow study.

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