Acute appendicitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Acute right lower quadrant abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Unremarkable X-ray.

CT

Distended appendix showing mural thickening and enhancement with blurring and smudging of the periappendiceal fat planes. 

Case Discussion

Acute appendicitis.

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Case information

rID: 10498
Published: 17th Aug 2010
Last edited: 8th Apr 2019
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