Duplex appendix - type A

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad Essam

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

The two limbs of the duplicated appendix which is unremarkable otherwise.

Annotated image

Arrows point to the two limbs of the duplicated appendix.

Case Discussion

Duplex appendix is a rare anatomical variant of the appendix where the appendix is duplicated. It is usually incidentally discovered. According to the Cave-Wallbridge classification, it is considered type A.

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Case information

rID: 28286
Published: 19th Mar 2014
Last edited: 26th Jun 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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