Stump Appendicitis: A Case Report with Review of Literature
Keywords:Acute Appendicitis; Appendectomy;Stump Appendicitis
Stump appendicitis is a rare and delayed complication of appendectomy. The clinical symptoms and signs are similar to appendicitis. A 30-year-old man presented with complaint of pain in umbilical region and shifting to right lower abdomen for one day. Patient had undergone open appendectomy seven years back. Computed Tomography scan of abdomen and pelvis showed stump appendicitis. Operative finding revealed stump appendicitis supported by post-operative histo-pathological examination.
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