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Table 1 Ultrasonography findings in patients with appendicitis

From: Ultrasonography in diagnosis of appendicitis and its complications in pediatric patients: a cross-sectional study

Observed radiological findingsFrequency
Mean appendix diameter8.57±3.01
Appendicoliths13 (26.5%)
Disruption of sub-mucosal membrane16 (32.7%)
Free fluid16 (32.7%)
Secondary signsIncreased echogenicity In peri-appendicular fat38 (77.6%)
Lymphadenopathy7 (14.3%)
Fluid collection12 (24.5%)
Local dilation of intestinal loops5 (4.1%)