Appendiceal diverticulum associated with chronic appendicitis

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Zubieta-O’Farrill, Gregorio; Guerra-Mora, José Raúl; Gudiño-Chávez, Andrés; Gonzalez-Alvarado, Carlos; Cornejo-López, Gilberto Bernabe; Villanueva-Sáenz, Eduardo;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports,volume 5,issue 12,pages961-963 (issn: 2210-2612, eissn: 2210-2612)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4275807, doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2014.10.066
  • Subject: Chronic pain | Appendiceal diverticulum | Chronic appendicitis | Article

INTRODUCTION Appendiceal diverticulosis is a rare entity, with a global incidence between 0.004% and 2.1% of all appendectomies. It has been related with an elevated risk of perforation in comparison to acute appendicitis, as well as an increased risk for synchronic app... View more
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