Stump Appendicitis: A Case Report with Review of Literature

Authors

  • Rajeev Kumar Pandit Manmohan memorial medical college and teaching hospital
  • Muza Shrestha Manmohan memorial medical college and teaching hospital
  • Sundar Maharjan
  • Suman Prasad Sah

Keywords:

Acute Appendicitis; Appendectomy;Stump Appendicitis

Abstract

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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Published

2021-10-12

How to Cite

Pandit, R. K., Shrestha, M., Maharjan, S., & Sah, S. P. (2021). Stump Appendicitis: A Case Report with Review of Literature. Journal of KIST Medical College, 3(2), 70–71. Retrieved from http://journal.kistmcth.edu.np/index.php/JKISTMC/article/view/120