Appendicitis (acute)

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu

Presentation

Recurrent right iliac fossa pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
CT

Appendix shows circumferential mural thickening and hyperenhancement with diameter reaching 10 mm. No associated collections. Couple of ileocolic lymph nodes present. 

Case Discussion

This is a typical case of uncomplicated acute appendicitis with transmural inflammation of the appendix from tip to base without any periappendiceal collections or signs of perforation. 

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Case information

rID: 57324
Published: 19th Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre

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