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Sonography of the Appendix
10/12/2009 | Time : 40 min
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Topics mentioned in this video : Long and short axis of the appendix, Normal appendix, How NOT to measure, How to measure, Three layers of the appendix, Five layers of the appendix, Variations of the appendix, Normal appendix, Scanning strategies, Identify cecal tip, Bumpy vs. smooth gas, Draped over iliac vessels Posterior to terminal ileum, Anterior to iliacus muscle, Lateral, medial and posterior to cecum, Check the pelvis, Segmental appendicitis, Examine the entire appendix, Show the entire appendix, Air-filled appendix, Prevalence of appendicitis by age and gender, Conclusion – normal appendix Acute appendicitis, RLQ pain, Hyperemia, Resolving appendicitis, Retrocecal appendicitis, Pitfalls leading to false negative diagnosis, Gangrenous-perforated appendix, Gas-filled appendix, Markedly enlarged appendix Pitfalls leading to false positive diagnosis, Resolving appendicitis, Dilated fallopian tube, Muscle fibers of psoas, Peri-appendicitis from surrounding inflammation, Crohn’s disease, Diverticulitis, PID, Inspissated stool

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Keywords : acute appendicitis, appendiceal fundus, appendiceal hyperemia, appendicitis, appendicolith, appendix, cecal tip, Crohn’s appendicitis, Crohn’s disease, dilated fallopian tube, diverticulith, diverticulitis, gangrenous appendix, hyperemic appendix, ileocecal valve, iliacus muscle, inspissated stool, mesenteric lymphadenitis, mesoappendix, pelvic inflammatory disease, perforated appendix, peri-appendicitis, phlegmon, PID, psoas muscle, resolving appendicitis, retrocecal appendix, right lower quadrant pain, RLQ pain, segmental appendicitis, terminal ileum, TOA, tubo-ovarian abscess

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