Case of the month May 2014: Perforation

Perforated appendix with its tip at the right liver lobe

Clinical Info

Pain and raised infection parameters. Has just delivered a baby

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Perforated appendix with its tip at the right liver lobe

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

Remnants of the perforated appendix
Remnants of the perforated appendix
Dilatated right kidney
Dilatated right kidney
Dilatated right kidney
Dilatated right kidney
Normal left kidney
Normal left kidney

Patient had a renal colic caused by a ureteric stone

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Enlarged uterus after pegnancy
Enlarged uterus after pegnancy

Plain X ray

The stone is difficult to see


Details

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

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