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Appendicocecal Fistula – A Rare Complication of Appendicitis

Salati, Sajad Ahmad and Rather, Ajaz Ahmad and Lone, Nazir Ahmad and Rashid, Adil (2011) Appendicocecal Fistula – A Rare Complication of Appendicitis. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Abstract

Fistulisation of appendix to other organs or to the exterior through abdominal wall is a rare complication of appendicitis. We present one such rare case of appendicocecal fistula due to appendicitis in a patient initially managed conservatively for appendicular lump

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Appendicitis; Fistulae; Complication
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7278
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:02 May 2011 18:14
Last Modified:02 May 2011 18:14

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