Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Fazel Rahman Faizi

Presentation

Right iliac fossa pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

A blind-ending non-compressible tubular structure was noted in the right iliac fossa showing mural vascularity and surrounding fat infiltration. It measured approximately 9mm in diameter. 

Case Discussion

The features are compatible with acute appendicitis.

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Case information

rID: 68008
Published: 7th May 2019
Last edited: 9th May 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and children

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