Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Yonso

Presentation

RLQ pain – McBurney’s point Anorexia,vomiting

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

1. Aperistaltic sausage-shaped structure (left image).

2 Target appearances (right image).

3. Echogenic prominent pericecal fat.

Case Discussion

Acute appendicitis

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Case information

rID: 16730
Published: 16th Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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