Sunday, September 21, 2008

Ultrasound images of retrocaecal appendix

the fluid filled caecum is easily visualized

the normal appendix (long section) seen posterior to the caecum

the appendix in cross section lying posterior to the caecum (retrocaecal appendix).
All 3 images taken using a Philips IU22 ultrasound system, courtesy of Dr. Ravi Kadasne, UAE.
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