Publication – Bret Nelson on Pelvic Ultrasound in Appendicitis

Pelvic Ultrasound in Appendicitis

Visual Diagnosis Case from JEM.  Bret and Ted discuss a case of appendicitis confirmed with ultrasound after CT was not conclusive.

7 year old with abdominal pain

Right Lower Quadrant7 year old child with abdominal pain presented with pain, nausea.  Noted to be febrile.  RLQ tender.  Linear transducer applied to point of maximal tenderness. 

 

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