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Abdomen and retroperitoneum | 1.5 Appendix
Case 1.5.2 Uncomplicated appendicitis


Appendicitis. Because of the air in the lumen the appendix is more difficult to find in the longitudinal plane.

Appendicitis transverse
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Appendicitis transverse
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Appendicitis transverse
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Appendicitis transverse
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Appendicitis longitudinal
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Appendicitis longitudinal
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Appendicitis longitudinal
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Appendicitis longitudinal
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Another patient with a normal 4 mm oval air filled appendix without any signs of inflammation for comparison

Normal appendix transverse
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Normal appendix transverse
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Normal appendix longitudinal
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Normal appendix longitudinal
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