EURORAD ESR

Case 704

Appendicitis located behind the psoas

Author(s)
Vargas Maria Isabel, Pilleul Frank, Terrier François
 
Patient
female, 30 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT and appendicitis
     

    Post-contrast CT shows thickening and strong enhancement of the appendical wall.(arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT and appendicitis;

    Fig 1b and c: Caudally to 1a, a large air collection(arrow) is seen behind the psoas associated with infiltration of surrounding fat tissue.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT and appendicitis;

    Fig 1b and c: Caudally to 1a, a large air collection(arrow) is seen behind the psoas associated with infiltration of surrounding fat tissue.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT and appendicitis;
     
     
Post-contrast CT shows thickening and strong enhancement of the appendical wall.(arrow).
 
Fig 1b and c: Caudally to 1a, a large air collection(arrow) is seen behind the psoas associated with infiltration of surrounding fat tissue.
 
Fig 1b and c: Caudally to 1a, a large air collection(arrow) is seen behind the psoas associated with infiltration of surrounding fat tissue.
 
 
 
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