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A case of ascending retrocecal appendititis

As usual, the appendicitis diagnoses easily with its normal position. Sometime, it is more difficult for a surgeon because it locates at abnormal location. So, some patients may have atypical symptoms and physical findings that may lead to a delay in diagnosis and increased complications, ascending retrocecal appendicitis for instance. So on those cases we need to make a ct scanning because it helps us to make a right diagnosis, approximately 95 percent correction after a reconstruction. As you can see, on coronal plane which illustrates the usefulness of CT in diagnosing ascending retrocecal appendicitis and its extension, and excluding other inflammatory conditions that mimic appendicitis. Please take a look at the following pictures:

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