The appendix

Devaraju Kanmaniraja, Courtney Coursey Moreno, Ricardo D. Moreno, Shetal N. Shah

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Abstract

Evaluation of the appendix is a frequent indication for cross-sectional imaging, in particular in the emergency department setting. The following chapter reviews appendiceal gross and microscopic anatomy, imaging protocols, and an algorithmic approach for evaluation of the appendix.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCross-Sectional Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Algorithmic Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages403-415
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781493918843
ISBN (Print)9781493918836
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix
  • Carcinoid
  • CT
  • MRI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Kanmaniraja, D., Moreno, C. C., Moreno, R. D., & Shah, S. N. (2015). The appendix. In Cross-Sectional Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis: A Practical Algorithmic Approach (pp. 403-415). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1884-3_13