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Course description: 

This case study provides information about a patient with an appendiceal mass. The patient's medical history, results of diagnostic procedures and differential diagnoses are discussed. This case study illustrates some nuclear medicine and sonographic findings of this pathology, in addition to how other imaging modalities can contribute to the diagnostic process.

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Course objectives: 

Following the review of all sections in this case study, the learner will be able to:

  • Explain the ultrasonographic findings of appendicitis.
  • Describe the anatomy of the appendix.
  • Discuss a differential diagnosis of right lower quadrant abdominal pain.
  • Explain the treatment options for appendicitis.
  • Identify the various neoplasms of the appendix.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Nicole Hodgson

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The content is for information and education only. The content is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please see the full terms of use for this content and this <a href="http://www.philips.com/terms" target="_blank">website</a>.​

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