Acute mucosal appendicitis and epiploic appendagitis in an adult: A rare case report
作者: Quoc (Ryan) TranHamish RanigaYasser ArafatRyo MizumotoTarana LuckySujith Ratnayake
作者单位: 1Department of Surgery, Toowoomba Hospital, Toowoomba, Australia
2School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
3Department of Surgery, Caboolture Hospital, Caboolture, Queensland, Australia
4School of Medicine, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
刊名: International Journal of Case Reports and Images, 2020, Vol.11
来源数据库: Edorium Journals Pvt. Ltd.
DOI: 10.5348/101093Z01QT2020CR
关键词: AppendicitisAppendagitisManagementMucosal
原始语种摘要: Introduction: Concurrent presence of two distinct pathologies, such as acute mucosal appendicitis with epiploic appendagitis, is unusual and can often lead to a management dilemma for surgeons. Here, we present a case description of this clinical rarity and reviewed the available literature in managing this rather uncommon but potentially life-threatening clinical condition. Case Report: A 44-year-old male presented to the emergency department with a one-day history of nonmigratory acute right iliac fossa pain. Clinical examination revealed right iliac fossa tenderness with positive rebound sign. Biochemical tests were generally insignificant. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) showed features suggestive of acute appendicitis (diameter of appendix was 7 mm and inflammatory changes noted...
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  • appendagitis 附件炎
  • epiploic 网膜的
  • appendicitis 阑尾炎
  • mucosal 粘膜的
  • appendicectomy 阑尾切除术
  • appendix 附属器
  • appendectomy 阑尾切除术
  • iliac 骼的
  • laparoscopy 腹腔镜检查
  • fossa