Appendicitis

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

Clinical Info

Pain in the right lower abdomen

Ultrasound Images & Clips

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

Appendicitis transverse
Appendicitis transverse
Appendicitis transverse
Appendicitis transverse
Appendicitis transverse
Appendicitis transverse
Appendicitis transverse
Appendicitis transverse
Appendicitis longitudinal
Appendicitis longitudinal
Appendicitis longitudinal
Appendicitis longitudinal
Appendicitis longitudinal
Appendicitis longitudinal
Appendicitis longitudinal
Appendicitis longitudinal

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

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

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 46
  • Body part: Appendix

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System