Case of the month April 2005: Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis

Crohn´s disease in a 15 year old boy causing ileocecal wall thickening and a massive thickening of the appendix. There is a fecolith in the distal appendix.

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Crohn´s disease in a 15 year old boy causing ileocecal wall thickening and a massive thickening of the appendix. There is a fecolith in the distal appendix.

Thickened hypervascularized appendix in a patient with a non Hodgkin lymphoma mimicking an appendicitis
Thickened hypervascularized appendix in a patient with a non Hodgkin lymphoma mimicking an appendicitis

Crohn´s disease in a 15 year old boy causing ileocecal wall thickening and a massive thickening of the appendix.

Crohn´s disease in a 15 year old boy causing ileocecal wall thickening and a massive thickening of the appendix. There is a fecolith in the distal appendix.
Crohn´s disease in a 15 year old boy causing ileocecal wall thickening and a massive thickening of the appendix. There is a fecolith in the distal appendix.

Crohn´s disease in a 15 year old boy causing ileocecal wall thickening and a massive thickening of the appendix.

Massive thickened appendix transverse
Massive thickened appendix transverse
Massive thickened appendix transverse
Massive thickened appendix transverse
Massive thickened and vascularized appendix longitudinal
Massive thickened and vascularized appendix longitudinal
Massive thickened and vascularized appendix transverse
Massive thickened and vascularized appendix transverse

Crohn´s disease in a 15 year old boy causing ileocecal wall thickening and a massive thickening of the appendix.

Ileocecal wall thickening
Ileocecal wall thickening
Ileocecal wall thickening
Ileocecal wall thickening
Ileocecal wall thickening
Ileocecal wall thickening

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