EURORAD ESR

Case 12940

Caecal diverticulitis with micro-perforation

Author(s)
Alfredo Joaquín Laguna, Lidia Nicolás Liza.

Hospital Universitario de Guadalajara,
SESCAM,
Radiology;
Calle Donantes de Sangre S/N,
CP 19002, Guadalajara, Spain;
Email:ajl990100@hotmail.com
 
Patient
male, 42 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Intravenous contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen
     

    Solitary diverticulum (yellow arrow) in the caecum with micro-perforation (red arrow) and inflammatory changes in the caecal wall and the adjacent fat.

     
    Area of Interest: Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Diverticula;

    Solitary diverticulum (red arrow) in the caecum with inflammatory changes in the caecal wall and the adjacent fat. There is a small amount of free fluid located in the right iliac fossa.

     
    Area of Interest: Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Diverticula;

    Solitary diverticulum (red arrow) in the caecum.

     
    Area of Interest: Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Diverticula;

    There is a small amount of free fluid in the right iliac fossa.

     
    Area of Interest: Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Intravenous contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen
     

    Normal caecal appendix (yellow arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Diverticula;

    Normal caecal appendix (yellow arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Colon; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
Solitary diverticulum (yellow arrow) in the caecum with micro-perforation (red arrow) and inflammatory changes in the caecal wall and the adjacent fat.
 
Solitary diverticulum (red arrow) in the caecum with inflammatory changes in the caecal wall and the adjacent fat. There is a small amount of free fluid located in the right iliac fossa.
 
Solitary diverticulum (red arrow) in the caecum.
 
There is a small amount of free fluid in the right iliac fossa.
 
Normal caecal appendix (yellow arrow).
 
Normal caecal appendix (yellow arrow).
 
 
 
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