Post-colonoscopy appendicitis: a rare entity

  • Vipul D. Yagnik | Ronak Endo-Laparoscopy and General Surgical Hospital, Patan, India.
  • Bhargav D. Yagnik GP, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.


A 35-year-old woman was admitted to the surgical ward complaining of right-sided lower abdominal pain. She had undergone colonoscopy a week previously. She was diagnosed with acute appendicitis following colonoscopy and laparoscopic appendectomy was performed via the 2-port technique. Post colonoscopy appendicitis is very rare with 14 cases reported since 1988.


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appendicitis, colonoscopy.
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Yagnik, V., & Yagnik, B. (2012). Post-colonoscopy appendicitis: a rare entity. Clinics and Practice, 2(2), e55.