Factors associated with failed antibiotic management included fecaliths
, fluid collections, or an appendiceal diameter greater than 1.
Thickened bladder wall and fecalith
images near the bladder are the main findings of AVF in CT scan.
Clozapine-induced gastrointestinal hypomotility (CIGH) can lead to fecalith
formation, which may result in intestinal obstruction/pseudo-obstruction, intestinal distension, necrosis, perforation, sepsis, aspiration from inhalation of feculent vomitus, or dysphagia.
4) Xanthogranulomatous appendicitis is usually an incidental finding in patients with chronic inflammation and obstruction by fecalith
is a hard mass of dried body waste, or stool.
When I started my career, abdominal x-rays would be performed in search of a fecalith
The etiologies include obstruction by a fecalith
or tumor, adhesions, endometriosis or volvulus.
Mucocele usually denotes gross dilatation of the appendiceal lumen, with mucin accumulation in the presence or absence of luminal obstruction secondary to neoplasia, or denotes a nonneoplastic process such as fecalith
, postinflammatory scarring, endometriosis, or a carcinoid tumor.
3] was 2 points; and fecalith
on CT scan was 1 point.