stump appendicitis


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stump appendicitis

Inflammation occurring in the surgical remnant (the proximal portion of the appendix) after appendectomy.
See also: appendicitis
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Stump appendicitis is a rare but serious complication after appendectomy.
Stump appendicitis and generalized peritonitis due to incomplete appendectomy.
Abdominal pain secondary to stump appendicitis in a child.
2) Sonography has been used to diagnose stump appendicitis preoperatively.
Similarly, a CT scan with oral and IV contrast can diagnose stump appendicitis.