Endoscopic View of Appendicitis

Zimmer, Vincent; Raedle, Jochen
June 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2008, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p622
Academic Journal
The article discusses the endoscopic finding of appendicitis in a 50-year-old patient. The woman complained of vague pain in her lower right abdomen that had lasted for more that a week, with an accompanying episodes of nausea and vomiting. The endoscopic finding include mucosal hyperemia with edema and bulging appendiceal orifices with purulent discharge. An image of the endoscopic findings is also presented.


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