Maximal diameter (CT)
X-ray computed tomography
|Even though some articles report normal values up to 8 mm, a diameter >6 mm is still suggestive of acute appendicits when associated with other findings.|
Curtin KR, Fitzgerald SW, Nemcek AA, Hoff FL, Vogelzang RL. CT diagnosis of acute appendicitis: imaging findings. AJR 1995; 164:905-909.