Retrocecal appendicitis

Case contributed by David Puyó

Presentation

Right lower quadrant abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
CT

In the right iliac fossa, the 11mm vermiform appendix is thickened, with increased density of adjacent adipose tissue and reactive regional lymph nodes.

Case Discussion

Findings compatible with uncomplicated acute retrocecal appendicitis.

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Case information

rID: 64370
Published: 20th Nov 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Universidad Diego Portales

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