Computed tomography of the normal appendix and acute appendicitis

A. A. Ghiatas, S. Chopra, K. N. Chintapalli, C. C. Esola, M. Daskalogiannaki, G. D. Dodd, N. Gourtsoyiannis

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The aim of this article is to present pictorially the spectrum of appearances of the appendix and appendicitis on CT. The images presented were selected from the database of our hospitals. The various appearances of the normal appendix on CT are shown. Appendicitis can be divided into four categories on the basis of CT findings. Examples of each category are shown.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1043-1047
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Radiology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997



  • Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix
  • CT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Ghiatas, A. A., Chopra, S., Chintapalli, K. N., Esola, C. C., Daskalogiannaki, M., Dodd, G. D., & Gourtsoyiannis, N. (1997). Computed tomography of the normal appendix and acute appendicitis. European Radiology, 7(7), 1043-1047.