Retrocaecal appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Acute right iliac fossa pain.

Patient Data

Age: 26 years
Gender: Male

Retrocaecal inflammation and fluid with an appendicolith, in keeping with appendicitis

Case Discussion

The appendix, and thus appendicitis, can have a variable position in relation to the caecum. 

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Case information

rID: 7130
Case created: 8th Sep 2009
Last edited: 5th Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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