Acute Appendicitis and Appendiceal Mucocele

  • Norbert Gritzmann
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


 Appendicitis is a common cause for acute abdomen. The typical sonographic signs of acute appendicitis are presented. Also, CT and MR in the assessment of appendicitis are analysed. The main gastrointestinal, urological and gynaecological differential diagnoses are discussed. The clinical and ultrasound features of appendical mucoceles are presented.


Acute Appendicitis Transvaginal Sonography Psoas Muscle Normal Appendix Omental Infarction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gruppenpraxis für RadiologieViennaAustria

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