Tip appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Abdominal pain - 2 days.

Patient Data

Age: 35 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Distal end of appendix shows increased diameter, ill-defined wall. Localized collection is noted near distal end favors possible perforation. Rest of the appendix shows normal gut signature sign.

Case Discussion

Appendicitis

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Case information

rID: 16327
Published: 11th Jan 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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