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Abdominal Case 2

Excellent Diagnosis!

This patient is suffering from appendicitis. The supine exam demonstrates multiple dilated small bowel loops (arrowheads) which are consistent with small bowel obstruction.

There is a differential for small bowel obstruction, but the etiology for this example can be determined by attention to the right lower quadrant.

2. What structure is indicated by the arrow?

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