Stump Appendicitis following Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Parameshwarappa, Suresh and Rodrigues, Gabriel and Prabhu, Raghunath and Charudutt, Sambhaji (2011) Stump Appendicitis following Laparoscopic Appendectomy. SQU Medical Journal, 11 (1). pp. 112-114.

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Stump appendicitis (SA) is a rare clinicopathologic entity characterised by inflammation of the appendiceal remnant after incomplete appendectomy. The diagnosis is not routinely suspected in patients who have previously undergone appendectomy. We report a case of SA in an adolescent boy who had previously undergone laparoscopic appendectomy. The case necessitated surgical completion of the appendectomy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Appendicitis; Stump; Surgery; Case report; India
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Radiology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2013 05:04
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2013 05:04

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