Lymphoid Hyperplasia of the Appendix: A Potential Pitfall in the Sonographic Diagnosis of Appendicitis.


OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that thickening of the lamina propria, a finding produced by lymphoid hyperplasia, is significantly associated with false-positive sonographic diagnoses of appendicitis in 6- to 8-mm noncompressible appendixes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sonograms of 119 consecutive patients with suspected… (More)
DOI: 10.2214/AJR.15.14846


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