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Abdomen and retroperitoneum | 1.5 Appendix
Case 1.5.4 Unusual causes of appendicitis and abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis


Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thick fluid filled but not inflamed appendix with a thin wall in a patient with an ileitis mimicking an appendicitis
Case of the month August 2006: Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Xantogranulomatous appendicitis with a thick non compressible appendix without signs of an acute inflammation
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 ...
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened appendix that proved to be a Crohn's disease of the appendix and not an acute appendicitis
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened appendix in a patient with Crohn's disease
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened appendix secundary to Crohn's disease
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened base of the appendix in a patient with Crohn's disease. The thickening is reactive and does not indicate an appendicitis.
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened appendix in a patient with cecal carcinoma
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Appendicitis caused by an obstructing cecum tumor
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Villous adenoma at the base of the appendix causing an appendicitis
Case of the month April 2009: Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Appendicitis caused by obstruction from a large cecal tumor
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened hypervascularized appendix in a patient with a non Hodgkin lymphoma mimicking an appendicitis
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thick fluid filled but not inflamed appendix with a thin wall in a patient with an ileitis mimicking an appendicitis
Case of the month August 2006: Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Xantogranulomatous appendicitis with a thick non compressible appendix without signs of an acute inflammation
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 ...
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened appendix that proved to be a Crohn's disease of the appendix and not an acute appendicitis
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened appendix in a patient with Crohn's disease
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened appendix secundary to Crohn's disease
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened base of the appendix in a patient with Crohn's disease. The thickening is reactive and does not indicate an appendicitis.
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened appendix in a patient with cecal carcinoma
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Appendicitis caused by an obstructing cecum tumor
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Villous adenoma at the base of the appendix causing an appendicitis
Case of the month April 2009: Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Appendicitis caused by obstruction from a large cecal tumor
Abnormalities mimicking an acute appendicitis:
Thickened hypervascularized appendix in a patient with a non Hodgkin lymphoma mimicking an appendicitis
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