Retrocecal chronic appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso

Presentation

Recurrent abdominal pain attacks

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

A tubular structure (the appendix) extends up to the level of the right kidney and liver, surrounded with fat echogenicity and a small amount of free fluid under the edge of the liver (Morison recess).

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