Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis

Thickened base of the appendix in a patient with Crohn's disease. The thickening is reactive and does not indicate an appendicitis.

Clinical Info

Patient with Crohn's disease with pain. An ultrasound examination was requested to rule out an appendicitis.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Thickened base of the appendix in a patient with Crohn's disease. The thickening is reactive and does not indicate an appendicitis.

Thickened base of the appendix
Thickened base of the appendix
Thickened base of the appendix
Thickened base of the appendix
Normal rest of the appendix
Normal rest of the appendix
Normal appendix
Normal appendix
Thickened terminal ileum longitudinal
Thickened terminal ileum longitudinal
Thickened terminal ileum transverse
Thickened terminal ileum transverse
Thickened terminal ileum longitudinal
Thickened terminal ileum longitudinal
Thickened terminal ileum transverse
Thickened terminal ileum transverse

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 18
  • Body part: Bowel and appendix

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System