Appendicitis and malrotation

  • Vechvitvarakul S
  • Harris B
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Abstract

A 13-year-old child was admitted with abdominal pain suggesting acute appendicitis, but with some atypical findings. A computed tomography scan showed an inflamed appendix and fecalith in the central abdomen, and malrotation. These striking images both established the diagnoses and were useful in planning the operative approach. © 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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  • Appendicitis
  • CT scan
  • Malrotation

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Authors

  • Suttatip Vechvitvarakul

  • Burton H. Harris

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