• Vol. 45 No. 12
  • 15 December 2016

Right Iliac Fossa Pain


A 49-year-old male presented with sudden onset right iliac fossa (RIF) pain which was aggravated by walking or positioning. There was no associated fever. Rebound tenderness was elicited at the RIF. Full blood count was normal with no evidence of leucocytosis. Being a medical personnel, he requested an ultrasound of the abdomen to exclude acute appedicitis. As the ultrasound of the abdomen was negative, computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen was performed.

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