APPENDICEAL DUPLICATION PRESENTING AS ACUTE APPENDICITIS

  • Muhammad Idrees Butt 01 Mountain Medical Battalion Bagh Azad Kashmir Pakistan
  • Khalid Hussain 01 Mountain Medical Battalion Bagh Azad Kashmir Pakistan
  • Jovaria Masood 01 Mountain Medical Battalion Bagh Azad Kashmir Pakistan
Keywords: Appendiceal duplication, Inflammation

Abstract

Anomalies of appendix are a rare and are usually discovered incidentally during surgery. A 23 year old female was operated for acute appendicitis and per operatively two appendiceal lumen were found. Appendiceal duplication should be kept in mind in patients presenting with acute appendicitis especially when appendix is found non inflamed and in cases where patient has previous history of appendicectomy and presents with signs and symptoms of acute appendicitis.

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Published
2018-10-31
How to Cite
Butt, M., Hussain, K., & Masood, J. (2018). APPENDICEAL DUPLICATION PRESENTING AS ACUTE APPENDICITIS. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 68(5), 1498-99. Retrieved from https://mail.pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/3752
Section
Case Reports