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Table 6 Ultrasound findings in patients with pathologically proven appendicitis who were imaged with ultrasound, compared based on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) status

From: Acute appendicitis and SARS-CoV-2 in children: imaging findings at a tertiary children’s hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic

  Fluid-filled Noncompressible Appendicolith Wall hyperemia Wall thickening Increased fat conspicuity Abscess
SARS-CoV-2 positive 49/56
(87.5%)
52/56
(92.8%)
21/56
(37.5%)
48/56
(85.7%)
50/56
(89%)
52/56
(92.8%)
1/56
(1.8%)
SARS-CoV-2 negative 650/782
(83.1%)
661/782
(84.5%)
295/782
(37.7%)
607/782
(77.6%)
650/782
(83.1%)
691/782
(88.3%)
47/782
(6.0%)
P-value 0.46 0.12 1 0.18 0.27 0.39 0.36
  1. Numbers represent the number of patients in whom the finding was present on ultrasound/the total number in each group