Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu

Presentation

Right lower quadrant pain with leucocytosis.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
CT

Abdomen

  • dilated appendix with appendicolith within
  • mild periappendiceal fat stranding 
  • no local collections or abscess formation

Case Discussion

An uncomplicated appendicitis with appendicoliths within. 

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Case information

rID: 48511
Published: 11th Oct 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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