Apendicitis poscolonoscopia: Reporte de caso y revisión de la literatura

Translated title of the contribution: Post-colonoscopy appendicitis: Case report and literature review

Camilo Ramírez Giraldo, Ovidio Fernando Molano Chavarría, Juan Guillermo Holguín Henao, Carlos Edgar Figueroa Avendaño

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We present the case of an 83-year-old patient who had no significant medical history. A screening colonoscopy had been performed three 3 hours before onset of pain in the right iliac fossa. Twelve hours later, the patient to the emergency department. Physicians suspected that the pain was a complication related to colonoscopy and ordered an abdominal CT scan which showed tomographic signs of appendicitis. A laparoscopic appen-dectomy was performed and removed a perforated cecal appendix without complications.

Translated title of the contributionPost-colonoscopy appendicitis: Case report and literature review
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)127-129
Number of pages3
JournalRevista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2020


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