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Appendix Imaging

Content Reviewed: 2021-11-29

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0.5 CME

18 Videos

18 Clinical Cases

0.5 CME

Course Description

The appendix can be an often overlooked topic in imaging, but it is clinically significant, especially when things go awry.

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SA-CME now available! In addition to earning AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, this course is eligible for SA-CME credit. Note: the course evaluation must be completed and SA-CME selected in order to claim SA-CME credit.

After completing this course, you will be better able to:

  • Apply appropriate search patterns to ensure high quality case assessment 
  • Identify key anatomical landmarks, variations, and abnormalities on imaging
  • Accurately interpret advanced imaging cases
  • Formulate definitive diagnoses and limited differentials


Kathryn McGillen, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Medical Director of Ultrasound

Penn State University Milton S Hershey Medical Center



6 Clinical Cases

10 min.

Anatomy – Classic and Odd Locations

3 m.

Acute Appendicitis – Classic

2 m.

Acute Appendicitis – Appendicolith

1 m.

Acute Appendicitis – Phlegmon

1 m.

Acute Appendicitis with Abscess

4 m.

Acute Appendicitis – No Surgery Needed

1 m.

Course Evaluation

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