Jacobs Journal of Clinical Case Reports

Endoscopic Appendectomy in a Case of Retroverted Appendix

Published on: 2015-09-11


A 65-year old woman presented with dull abdominal pain localized en right lower quadrant, the moderate intensity irradiated to the right leg, for 4 years old duration that had gradually worsened in the past 4 months. She denies fever, weight loss, hematochezia, melena with any alterations of the intestinal habits. She had surgical history of appendectomy 9 years ago during right Oophorectomy. Physical examination revealed a soft, non-distended abdomen with mild right lower quadrant tenderness with normal bowel sounds, no abdominal mass was palpable.