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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 154-155

Retained portion of the appendix following laparosocpic appendicectomy causing peritonitis and ileus


1 Department of Surgery, P.D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai-400007, India
2 Department of Pediatric Surgeon, P.D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai-400007, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0972-9941.78353

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We describe a patient who developed peritonitis and paralytic ileus due to a retained portion of the inflammed appendix following laparoscopic appendicectomy (LA). The details of the presentation and management are discussed along with a brief review of the unusual complications LA.






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