Appendix pitfall

Pitfall: Thick fluid filled non compressible blind ending tubular structure with echogenic fat, effusion and enlarged lymphe nodes mimicking a classical appendicitis. At operation an inflamed Meckel´s diverticulum was found

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Pitfall 6 mm. thick fluid filled non compressible tubular blind ending structure with echogenic fat, effusion and enlarged lymphe nodes mimicking a classical appendicitis. At operation an inflamed Meckel´s diverticulum was found

6 mm. thick fluid filled non compressible appendix tip with echogenic fat longitudinal
6 mm. thick fluid filled non compressible appendix tip with echogenic fat longitudinal
6 mm. thick fluid filled non compressible appendix tip with echogenic fat transverse
6 mm. thick fluid filled non compressible appendix tip with echogenic fat transverse
Appendix with vascularity longitudinal
Appendix with vascularity longitudinal
Appendix with vascularity transverse
Appendix with vascularity transverse

Pitfall: Thick fluid filled non compressible blind ending tubular structure with echogenic fat, effusion and enlarged lymphe nodes mimicking a classical appendicitis. At operation an inflamed Meckel´s diverticulum was found

Appendix tip with echogenic fat and effusion transverse
Appendix tip with echogenic fat and effusion transverse
Fluid filled non compressible round appendix tip transverse
Fluid filled non compressible round appendix tip transverse
Appendix tip with echogenic fat longitudinal
Appendix tip with echogenic fat longitudinal
Appendix tip with echogenic fat longitudinal
Appendix tip with echogenic fat longitudinal

Pitfall: Thick fluid filled non compressible blind ending tubular structure with echogenic fat, effusion and enlarged lymphe nodes mimicking a classical appendicitis. At operation an inflamed Meckel´s diverticulum was found

Enlarged lymphe nodes
Enlarged lymphe nodes
Enlarged lymphe nodes
Enlarged lymphe nodes
Enlarged lymphe nodes
Enlarged lymphe nodes

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