J Clin Ultrasound 2016 Jul 18;44(6):395-398. Epub 2016 Feb 18.
Radiology Department, Institute for Children and Adolescents Health Care of Vojvodina, Medical Faculty, University of Novi Sad, Hajduk Veljkova 10, 21000, Novi Sad, Serbia.
Prompt and accurate diagnosis of perforated appendicitis is crucial for proper and timely treatment. The appendix, however, cannot always be identified with sonography (US). We report the case of a 2-year-old child with atypical clinical presentation, and US detection of a free appendicolith as a sign of perforated appendicitis, without visualization of the appendix itself. Read More