Appendiceal Diverticulosis in a Chinese Patient

MYF Wong , WK Chau

Hong Kong J Radiol 2001;4:291-3

Appendiceal diverticulosis is a rare entity. An inflamed appendix has a higher perforation rate if associated with diverticulitis. Barium enema and computed tomography are useful in demonstrating this lesion and its associated complications. This article describes the radiographic findings in a Chinese patient with appendiceal diverticulosis, together with a brief literature review.