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Abdomen and retroperitoneum | 1.5 Appendix
Case 1.5.4 Unusual causes of appendicitis and abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis


Xanthogranulomatous appendicitis with a thick non compressible appendix without signs of an acute inflammation

Thick non compressible appendix longitudinal
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Thick non compressible appendix longitudinal
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Slight hypervascularity of the wall but no periappendiceal signs of inflammation
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Thick non compressible appendix transverse
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Xanthogranulomatous appendicitis with a thick non compressible appendix without signs of an acute inflammation

Thick non compressible appendix longitudinal extended field of view
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Thick non compressible appendix longitudinal extended field of view
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Xanthogranulomatous appendicitis with a thick non compressible appendix without signs of an acute inflammation. CT can shows enhancement of the appendix wall but no periappendiceal inflammation.

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