Perforated appendicitis with appendicolith

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

There is an appendicolith in the right lower quadrant on this upright abdominal radiograph.

Modality: Ultrasound

There is a dilated appendix with large appendicolith.

There is also free fluid with floating internal echoes in the perivesical space.

Case Discussion

 

Diagnosis: Acute appendicitis

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 12824
Case created: 15th Jan 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.