Mild thickening transverse colon, diverticula of sigmoid and mild free fluid Douglas pouch. On CT. Could this explain my appendicitis like SX?
Can be of more help. ...if we understand how you define "appendicitis like symptoms" please.
NORMAL appendix on CT scan for right lower abdo pain, nausea, temp. Free fluid Douglas pouch and thickening transverse colon. Possible causes?
Enterocolitis? Thickened colon is usually sign of inflamed or infected bowel such as Enterocolitis. Your doctor can do blood tests, stool sampling , other imaging to exclude or confirm this diagnosis. Sometimes endoscopy is utilized. Medical therapy, antibiotics and antiinflammatory drugs , may be used. Read more...