Journal of Minimal Access Surgery

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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 173--176

Stump appendicitis: A rare clinical entity

Abhinav Kumar, Anil Sharma, Rajesh Khullar, Vandana Soni, Manish Baijal, Pradeep K Chowbey 
 Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Healthcare Institute Ltd., Saket, New Delhi, India

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Anil Sharma
Senior Consultant, Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Healthcare Institute Ltd., Saket, 1-2, Press Enclave Road, Saket, New Delhi - 110017
India

Stump appendicitis is one of the rare delayed complications after appendectomy with reported incidence of 1 in 50,000 cases. Stump appendicitis can present as a diagnostic dilemma if the treating clinician is unfamiliar with this rare clinical entity. We report an 18-year-old patient with Stump appendicitis, who underwent completion appendectomy laparoscopically.


How to cite this article:
Kumar A, Sharma A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M, Chowbey PK. Stump appendicitis: A rare clinical entity.J Min Access Surg 2013;9:173-176


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Kumar A, Sharma A, Khullar R, Soni V, Baijal M, Chowbey PK. Stump appendicitis: A rare clinical entity. J Min Access Surg [serial online] 2013 [cited 2019 Sep 18 ];9:173-176
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