Double appendix

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

Right iliac fossa pain. Came for a barium study as appendicitis was suspected.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Barium

Incidently noted is a double appendix on serial films. Normal barium study with uniform filling of both appendices.

Case Discussion

A case of a duplex appendix with single cecum. Type 2 as per the Cave-Wallbridge classification. 

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Case information

rID: 27036
Published: 18th Jan 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: variant, aps
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded