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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 41-42

Appendicular Torsion


1 Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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DOI: 10.4103/1117-6806.169820

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Torsion of the vermiform appendix is a rare condition detectable only at operation. It can be primary or secondary. This is a case report of 52-year-old female with 180° anti-clockwise rotation of the appendix. Torsion can further leads to strangulation and infarction of the organ. Appendicular torsion could be included in the differential diagnosis of pain in right iliac fossa.


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