Stump appendicitis

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis almost certain


Open appendectomy was done 3 months back. C/o recurrent pain in the right iliac fossa.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

A short segment of the appendix is visible, measuring 20 mm in length and 8 mm in diameter. Findings favor stump appendicitis.

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