Sonographic appearance of an appendiceal diverticulum.

  title={Sonographic appearance of an appendiceal diverticulum.},
  author={Osnat Konen and Evgeny Edelstein and Alexandra Osadchi and M Shapiro and Valeria Rathaus},
  journal={Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU},
  volume={30 1},
The increasing use of sonography for evaluating acute abdomen has brought greater recognition of appendicular abnormalities. We present an incidental finding of an appendiceal diverticulum during a sonographic examination of a 4-year-old child with acute appendicitis. Abdominal sonography showed an enlarged, swollen appendix with a diameter of 1.1 cm and a small, fingerlike lateral projection approximately 2.0 cm from its tip. The specimen, resected during an appendectomy, was 5.5 cm long and 1… CONTINUE READING