DUPLICATION OF THE APPENDIX [Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg]
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2000; 6(1): 66-68

DUPLICATION OF THE APPENDIX

Okan Erdoğan1, Cumhur Arıcı1, Taner Çolak1
Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Ad

A 17 year-old boy, attending to the emergency department with a continuous right lower quadrant abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting during three days, was reported. The patient had peritonitis signs at the right lower quadrant on phsyical examination, whose laboratory findings were all within the normal values except for leucocytosis. The patient underwent an emergency exploration with Me Burney incision. There was duplication of appendix, one of which was perforated appendicitis, the other was normal. Both appendices were excised in the usual manner. This case was presented because it was a rare anomaly of appendix.

Keywords: ACUTE APPENDICITIS, DUPLICATION OF THE APPENDIX


APPENDİKS DUPLİKASYONU

Okan Erdoğan1, Cumhur Arıcı1, Taner Çolak1
Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Ad



Okan Erdoğan, Cumhur Arıcı, Taner Çolak. DUPLICATION OF THE APPENDIX. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2000; 6(1): 66-68


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