Retrocaecal appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Ultrasound inconclusive.

Patient Data

Age: 10
Gender: Male
CT

The cecal appendix is ​​located in ascending retrocecal situation, with increased caliber, mucosal hyperenhancement and with appendicolith within, associated with moderate periappendicular inflammatory changes.

Case Discussion

Findings consistent with acute retrocaecal appendicitis with no signs of actual complication.

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Case information

rID: 29018
Case created: 27th Apr 2014
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2015
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