EURORAD ESR

Case 15075

Perforated Subhepatic Appendicitis: Masquerading as a Liver Abscess

Author(s)
Nanjaraj C P, Rashmi U Turamari, Sanjay P, Dennis Titus, Kavya Shree, Lal CG, Pankaj D, Ashwin Raghavendra

"BENAKA", # 1711, 8TH MAIN, HEBBAL, 2ND STAGE; 570 017 MYSORE, India; Email:drnanjaraj@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 18 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial CECT images
     

    Axial CECT image shows a subcapsular hypodense collections with pockets of air, indenting right lobe of liver along anterior and posterior surface.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Abscess;

    Axial CECT image showing inflamed appendix in right iliac fossa.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Inflammation;

    Axial CECT image showing appendicolith within inflamed appendix.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    coronal reformatted CECT images
     

    Coronal reformatted CECT image showing subcapsular hypodense collection indenting right lobe of liver.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Abscess;

    Coronal reformatted CECT image demonstrating subhepatic appendix communicating with the subcapsular collection.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Abscess;
     
     
Axial CECT image shows a subcapsular hypodense collections with pockets of air, indenting right lobe of liver along anterior and posterior surface.
 
Axial CECT image showing inflamed appendix in right iliac fossa.
 
Axial CECT image showing appendicolith within inflamed appendix.
 
Coronal reformatted CECT image showing subcapsular hypodense collection indenting right lobe of liver.
 
Coronal reformatted CECT image demonstrating subhepatic appendix communicating with the subcapsular collection.
 
 
 
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