Stump appendicitis after childhood incidental appendectomy

Yifan Yang, Tyler R. Clark, Ho H Phan

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume47
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2012

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