Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Acute abdomen

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male
CT

Abdominal CT confirms the presence of an inflamed appendix (appendicolith is noted) and focal ureteric dilatation near the inflamed appendix which is a common finding with acute appendicitis.

Case Discussion

Abdominal CT confirms the presence of an inflamed appendix (appendicolith is noted) and focal ureteric dilatation near the inflamed appendix which is a common finding with acute appendicitis.

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Case information

rID: 8195
Published: 17th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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