Author(s): Tang XB, Qu RB, Bai YZ, Wang WL
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Abstract Stump appendicitis is a delayed complication of incomplete appendectomy. Reinflammation of possible residual appendiceal tissue should be considered in patients with right lower quadrant pain and a surgical history of appendectomy. In this report, we present 3 cases of stump appendicitis in children. Copyright Â© 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
This article was published in J Pediatr Surg
and referenced in Emergency Medicine: Open Access