Perforated appendicitis with abscess formations

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

10 days history of right lower quadrant pain with fever.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

The appendix is dilated (13 mm) with a thick enhanced wall. Focal defect at the appendiceal tip with multiple adjacent and pelvic fluid-air collections as well as mesenteric fat stranding.

Case Discussion

CT features of perforated appendicitis with multiple abscess formations, that was confirmed at surgery.

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Case information

rID: 89011
Published: 27th Apr 2021
Last edited: 28th Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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