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My doctors told me they could not see my appendix in a CT scan of my abdomen, is this normal?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Anatomy

Yes. Of course.
If it is not inflamed, scarred or damaged it may not be prominent or obviously visible.

In brief: Anatomy

Yes. Of course.
If it is not inflamed, scarred or damaged it may not be prominent or obviously visible.
Dr. Robert Killian
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Dr. Douglas Beall
Radiology
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In brief: Yes

Yes, sometimes the appendix cannot be identified on a ct scan of the abdomen.

In brief: Yes

Yes, sometimes the appendix cannot be identified on a ct scan of the abdomen.
Dr. Douglas Beall
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