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Case 6513

Acute appendicitis diagnosed by ultrasound

Author(s)
Itzos V., Voultsinou D., Galanis S., Hatzigeorgiou Ch., Kalpakidis V.
 
Patient
female, 28 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    (6513).Fiqure 1. Sonography of the right lower quadrant (RLQ).
     

    Figure 1a .Transverse view, appendix wall thickness observed with increased transverse diameter of its lumen. Furthermore a pericolic fat deposition was visualized accentuated. Two stones with posterior acoustic...

     

    Figure 1b. Longitudinal view.appendix wall thickness observed with increased transverse diameter of its lumen. Furthermore a pericolic fat deposition was visualized accentuated.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Figure 2. a) color and b) power doppler ultrasound examination
     

    Figure 2a., color doppler examination demostrated a ring-like peripheral increased vascularity of the thicked appendicular wall

     

    Figure 2b., power doppler examination demostrated a ring-like peripheral increased vascularity of the thicked appendicular wall

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    (6513). 3. Photograph of the gross specimen
     

    Figure 3a. Macroscopic specimen depicting acute appendicitis.

     

    Figure 3b.Macroscopic specimen of the inflammed appendix.

     
     
     
Figure 1a .Transverse view, appendix wall thickness observed with increased transverse diameter of its lumen. Furthermore a pericolic fat deposition was visualized accentuated. Two stones with posterior acoustic shadow were also detected.
 
Figure 1b. Longitudinal view.appendix wall thickness observed with increased transverse diameter of its lumen. Furthermore a pericolic fat deposition was visualized accentuated.
 
Figure 2a., color doppler examination demostrated a ring-like peripheral increased vascularity of the thicked appendicular wall
 
Figure 2b., power doppler examination demostrated a ring-like peripheral increased vascularity of the thicked appendicular wall
 
Figure 3a. Macroscopic specimen depicting acute appendicitis.
 
Figure 3b.Macroscopic specimen of the inflammed appendix.
 
 
 
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