Double acute appendicitis: cecal and epiploic; literature review of a case report

Authors

  • Camilo Levi Acuna Pinzon Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajío, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Jose Luis Chavaria Chavira Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajío, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Jefferson Fabian Nieves Condoy Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajío, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Claudia Ortiz Ledesma Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajío, Guanajuato, Mexico

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20205334

Keywords:

Acute appendicitis, Acute epiploic appendagitis, Abdominal pain, Case report

Abstract

Acute cecal appendicitis and appendagitis are two entities due to the inflammation of the cecal and epiploic appendix respectively. A case of a 34-year-old woman is presented, who is admitted for abdominal pain. Initial blood test and ultrasonography were not conclusive, subsequently with clinical deterioration, surgical intervention was required which noted acute appendicitis and appendicitis that were removed. This is an extremely unusual case, since the simultaneous presentation of these two entities has not been widely described and demonstrates the importance of exploring the abdominal and pelvic cavity in patients with suspected diagnosis of acute appendicitis.

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Published

2020-11-27

How to Cite

Pinzon, C. L. A., Chavaria Chavira, J. L., Nieves Condoy, J. F., & Ledesma, C. O. (2020). Double acute appendicitis: cecal and epiploic; literature review of a case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 8(12), 4512–4514. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20205334

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Case Reports