Retrocecal appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Ultrasound inconclusive.

Patient Data

Age: 10
Gender: Male

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 retrocecal appendicitis with no signs of actual complication.

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