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

ArticleinDer Chirurg 79(11):1077-9 · October 2007with3 Reads
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    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.