Vermiform appendix
Maximal diameter (US)
<6 mm
The criteria of diameter (>6 mm), when used alone, is not specific when not combined to additional findings suggestive of acute appendicitis.
Trout AT, Sanchez R, Ladino-torres MF. Reevaluating the sonographic criteria for acute appendicitis in children: a review of the literature and a retrospective analysis of 246 cases. Acad Radiol. 2012;19 (11): 1382-94.
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