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Appendicitis and trauma may exist together, which causes an interesting debate whether trauma has led to appendicitis. We report a case of appendicitis after an abdominal trauma. Our patient developed acute appendicitis following a stab wound in the right iliac fossa. Surgical exploration confirmed the traumatic origin of appendicitis, appendectomy was performed and our patient made an excellent recovery. In non operative management of abdominal trauma, physical examinations and radiological explorations should be repeated in order to diagnose traumatic appendicitis.


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[Kholoud Abdullah Alharbi, Bayan Abdulrahman Aldeibani, Nada Hamed AlSafari, Ali Saeed Baselem, Bodour Saleh Alsalmi, Firas Fadhel abdeen, Eyad Jamaladdin Saitfattani, Esraa Abbas Bokhari, Shatha Matar Alsaedi, Anoud Abdulrazzaq Althagafi, Alhanouf Hassan Hatim, Eman Meshal Alotibi.Linah Zuhair Zamzami, Eman Kamel Alzayer and Lama Abdulaleem Moaber. (2017); TRAUMATIC APPENDICITIS: A CASE REPORT. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 823-826] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Kholoud Abdullah Alharbi,Bayan Abdulrahman Aldeibani,Nada Hamed AlSafari,Ali Saeed Baselem,Bodour Saleh Alsalmi,Firas Fadhel abdeen,EyadJamaladdin Saitfattani,Ali Abdullah sawab.
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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2820       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2820


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