Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Mate Kover

Presentation

Two day history of RLQ pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

In the RLQ the appendix is visible, it is 9-10 mm of diameter, around of it there is a little amount of free fluid and fatty infiltration. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of the acute appendicits with ultrasound, dilated (>6mm) appendix, there is free fluid around it, and fatty infiltration is seen. Operation was done, acute appendicitis was confirmed.

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Case information

rID: 71617
Published: 14th Oct 2019
Last edited: 16th Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hungarian Defence Forces Medical Center

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