Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Acute severe right lower quadrant pain.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
CT

The appendix is distended showing mural thickening and enhancement, with surrounding edema. Appearances consistent with acute appendicitis.

Case Discussion

A young female patient with acute appendicitis.

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Case information

rID: 9417
Published: 15th Apr 2010
Last edited: 8th Apr 2019
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