Section 31
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Appendiceal stump abscess ten years after appendectomy

Harris, C.R.

American Journal of Emergency Medicine 7(4): 411-412


ISSN/ISBN: 0735-6757
PMID: 2735990
DOI: 10.1016/0735-6757(89)90050-8
Accession: 030146471

A case of an appendiceal stump abscess occurring 10 years after appendectomy is presented. Although appendiceal stump abscess rarely appears years after an appendectomy, the possibility still exists and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of right lower quadrant abdominal pain.

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