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Appendiceal endometriosis mimicking acute appendicitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17290703     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Appendiceal endometriosis is a rare and usually asymptomatic condition. The authors report a case of a 24-year old woman, admitted for periumbilical pain. Physical examination revealed rebound tenderness in the right iliac fossa. Her white blood cell count was 23300/mm3. We performed appendicectomy. The histopathological result was endometriosis of the appendix vermiformis.
V Tumay; E Ozturk; H Ozturk; T Yilmazlar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  106     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2006 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-12     Completed Date:  2007-03-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  712-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of General Surgery, Uludag University School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Appendicitis / diagnosis
Cecal Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Endometriosis / diagnosis*,  surgery

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