Left-sided Acute Appendicitis with Situs Inversus Totalis: Review of 63 Published Cases and Report of Two Cases


Akbulut S. , Caliskan A. R. , Ekin A., Yagmur Y.

JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY, vol.14, pp.1422-1428, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11605-010-1210-2
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1422-1428
  • Keywords: Situs inversus totalis, Midgut malrotation, Mirror image, Left-sided acute appendicitis, Diagnostic dilemma, PATIENT, PAIN, TRANSPOSITION, MALROTATION, VISCERA, ADULT

Abstract

Situs inversus (SI) and midgut malrotation (MM) are uncommon anatomic anomalies that complicate diagnosis and management of acute abdominal pain.