Jacobs Journal of Clinical Case Reports

Endoscopic Appendectomy in a Case of Retroverted Appendix

*Montes H
Department Of Case Reports, Venezuela

*Corresponding Author:
Montes H
Department Of Case Reports, Venezuela
Email:montesh@yahoo.com

Published on: 2015-09-11

Abstract

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.

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Introduction

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. The routine blood test was normal.