Right iliac fossa pain. Came for a barium study as appendicitis was suspected.
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Incidently noted is a double appendix on serial films. Normal barium study with uniform filling of both appendices.
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Case of duplex appendix with single caecum. Type 2 as per Cave-Wallbridge classification.
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