Previous laparoscopic appendicectomy. Now right lower quadrant pain with fever.
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Blind-ending tubular structure arising form the caecal pole with inflammation in the adjacent fat and oedematous swelling of the surrounding illeal loops. Looks like typical appendicitis but the patient has had previous appendicectomy so represents inflammation in the residual appendiceal stump (thus the term "stumpitis").
Stumpitis occurs when there is a residual stump of appendix that becomes inflamed, i.e. the stump is not buried or inverted back into the caecal lumen with a purse-string suture as was traditional with open appendicectomy.