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 tubular structure with echogenic fat longitudinal
6 mm. thick fluid filled non compressible tubular structure with echogenic fat longitudinal
6 mm. thick fluid filled round non compressible structure with echogenic fat transverse
6 mm. thick fluid filled round non compressible structure with echogenic fat transverse
tubular structure  with vascularity longitudinal
tubular structure with vascularity longitudinal
tubular structure with vascularity transverse
tubular structure 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

Tubular structure with echogenic fat and effusion transverse
Tubular structure with echogenic fat and effusion transverse
Fluid filled non compressible tubular structure transverse
Fluid filled non compressible tubular structure transverse
Blind ending tubular structure with echogenic fat longitudinal
Blind ending tubular structure with echogenic fat longitudinal
Blind ending tubular structure with echogenic fat longitudinal
Blind ending tubular structure 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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