Post-colonoscopy appendicitis: a rare entity

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Vipul D. Yagnik *
Bhargav D. Yagnik
(*) Corresponding Author:
Vipul D. Yagnik | vipul.yagnik@gmail.com

Abstract

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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