PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES
MEDICAL JOURNAL (Category Y)

A Journal of Army Medical & Dental Corps

Being published since 1956

ISSN (online) 2411-8842
ISSN (print) 0030-9648

VOL 68, No. 5, OCTOBER 2018

APPENDICEAL DUPLICATION PRESENTING AS ACUTE APPENDICITIS

Muhammad Idrees Butt, Khalid Hussain, Jovaria Masood

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.

 

Keywords : Keywords: Appendiceal duplication, Inflammation.



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