Stump appendicitis is a rare late complication of appendectomy. Most cases present months to years following surgery for acute appendicitis. Cases of stump appendicitis after incidental appendectomy are very rare. We present a case of stump appendicitis after incidental appendectomy during a procedure for duodenal obstruction as an infant.
- Incidental appendectomy
- Stump appendicitis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health