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Case 9.15 

Case 9.15
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Case 9.15
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0237
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date: 14 October 2019

23-year-old pregnant woman with worsening abdominal pain

Coronal (Figure 9.15.1), axial (Figure 9.15.2), and sagittal (Figure 9.15.3) SSFSE images show a dilated, fluid-filled appendix. A structure at the junction of the appendix and the cecum has low signal intensity and represents an obstructing appendicolith. Note also the mild edema and stranding in the periappendiceal fat....

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