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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 424-425

A large radiopaque appendicolith in an 8-year-old child


1 Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Synergy Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
2 Department of Radiology, Synergy Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
3 Department of Anaesthesiology, Synergy Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Rahul Gupta
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Synergy Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun - 248 001, Uttarakhand
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_229_19

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Appendicoliths are one of the most common causes of acute appendicitis. However, giant radiopaque appendicoliths are rare, especially in paediatric age group. We report a case of acute appendicitis in an 8-year-old boy due to a large 2-cm radiopaque appendicolith treated successfully by laparoscopic appendectomy.






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