Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Abdominal Imaging - Pictorial Essay

CT in appendicitis

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From the Departments of Radiology, Hippocration General Hospital Athens, Greece

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Departments of Radiology, IASO General Hospital Athens, Greece

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From the Departments of Radiology, Agios Savvas General Hospital Athens, Greece

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Departments of Radiology, Alexandra General Hospital Athens, Greece

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Departments of Radiology, Alexandra General Hospital Athens, Greece

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From the Departments of Radiology, Laiko General Hospital Athens, Greece

Diagn Interv Radiol 2008; 14: 19-25
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Abstract

Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency occurring in 7%–12% of the population. The aim of this article was to pictorially present the spectrum of appendix and acute appendicitis appearances on computed tomography (CT). The various appearances on CT of the normal appendix are shown as well as the CT criteria for the differentiation of perforated and non-perforated appendicitis.

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