Case of the month May 2014: Perforation

Perforated appendix with its tip at the right liver lobe

Clinical information

Pain and raised infection parameters. Has just delivered a baby

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Perforated appendix with its tip at the right liver lobe

A few days later after an appendectomy patient again had pain in the right flank. What could be the cause?

Patient had a renal colic caused by a ureteric stone

Plain X ray

The stone is difficult to see

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 25
  • Body part: Abdomen

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System