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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 94-96

Unusual case of right iliac fossa pain: A case report

Center for Obesity and Digestive Surgery, Gamdevi, Mumbai, Institute of Minimal Access Surgical Sciences and Research Center, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Aditi Agrawal
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9903.151742

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Right iliac fossa pain does not always mean acute appendicitis even though it is the most common etiology. We report a rare case where on clinical grounds patient was diagnosed to have acute appendicitis which on diagnostic laparoscopy turned out to be gangrenous small bowel secondary to a band causing constriction and compression.

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