Congenital absence of appendix: A Surgeon's dilemma during surgery for acute appendicitis

Bikasha Bihary TripathyJournal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons 2016 21(4):199-201Congenital absence of the vermiform appendix is very rare in human beings with a reported incidence of 1 in 100,000 cases. Here, we report an incidence of a surgeon's dilemma to detect such a rare finding during surgery for a diagnosed case of acute appendicitis.
Source: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research

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