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[Right-sided lower abdominal pain after appendectomy?].

St. Claraspital, Kleinriehenstrasse, 4016, Basel.
Der Chirurg (Impact Factor: 0.52). 10/2007; 79(11):1077-9. DOI: 10.1007/s00104-007-1416-3
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ABSTRACT A young male patient presented with right lower quadrant abdominal pain 3 years after laparoscopic appendectomy. Clinical and radiological findings were in keeping with acute appendicitis and the diagnosis of stump appendicitis could be confirmed by laparoscopy. This case serves as a reminder of this differential diagnosis and to discuss therapy and prevention of this rare condition.

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