Items tagged “appendix”

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Appendicolith

An appendicolith is a calcified deposit within the appendix. They are present in a large number of children with acute appendicitis and may be an incidental finding on an abdominal radiograph or CT. Incidence may be increased among patients with a retrocecal appendix. Overall they are seen in 10...
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Appendicolith on ultrasound

Appendicolith:

U...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Michael Sargent
Published 06 Apr 2009
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Perforated appendix

A perforated appendix is one of the complications of acute appendicitis. When appendicitis is left untreated, necrosis (gangrene) of the appendiceal wall can occur and progress to a focal rupture. Epidemiology Perforation of the appendix is more common with advanced age, due to an increased fr...
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Acute appendicitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Dec 2009
74% complete
CTAnnotated image
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Acute appendicitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 17 Jan 2010
92% complete
CT
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Neonatal appendicitis

Neonatal appendicitis is rare, presumably in part due to the short funnel shape of the appendix at that age. Symptoms are non-specific and may mimic necrotizing enterocolitis.
Case

Acute appendicitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 03 Apr 2010
65% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Appendicitis with phlegmon

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 06 Jul 2015
70% complete
X-rayCT
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Acute appendicitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 15 Apr 2010
68% complete
CT
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Normal vermiform appendix

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Hani Salam
Published 29 Apr 2010
33% complete
UltrasoundAnnotated image
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Acute appendicitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 17 Aug 2010
64% complete
CTX-ray
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Arrowhead sign (cecum)

The arrowhead sign refers to the focal cecal thickening centered on the appendiceal orifice, seen as a secondary sign in acute appendicitis. The contrast material in the cecal lumen assumes an arrowhead configuration, pointing at the appendix.   The arrowhead sign is applicable only when enteri...
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Cecal bar sign (acute appendicitis)

The cecal bar sign is a secondary sign in acute appendicitis. It refers to the appearance of inflammatory soft tissue at the base of the appendix, separating the appendix from the contrast-filled cecum. See also arrowhead sign
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Appendiceal mucocele

Appendiceal mucoceles occur when there is an abnormal accumulation of mucin causing abnormal distention of the vermiform appendix due to various neoplastic or non-neoplastic causes. Epidemiology The reported prevalence at appendectomy is 0.2-0.3%. They are thought to typically present in middl...
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Appendicitis: at tip

CT at presentation
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Nasir Siddiqui
Published 08 Nov 2010
74% complete
CT
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Acute appendicitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 10 Nov 2010
68% complete
CT
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Appendicitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Dec 2010
80% complete
Annotated imageCT
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Stump appendicitis

Stump appendicitis
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 15 Jan 2011
69% complete
Ultrasound
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Perforated appendicitis with appendicolith

Perforated append...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 15 Jan 2011
66% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Appendiceal abscess

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 01 Mar 2011
68% complete
UltrasoundCT

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