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2022 Dec 27

World J Gastrointest Surg



Acute appendicitis in the short term following radical total gastrectomy misdiagnosed as duodenal stump leakage: A case report.


Ma J, Zha Z-P, Zhou C-P, Miao X, Duan S-Q, Zhang Y-M
World J Gastrointest Surg. 2022 Dec 27; 14(12):1432-1437.
PMID: 36632116.


Common diseases after radical gastrectomy include cholecystitis and pancreatitis, but the sudden onset of acute appendicitis in a short period following radical gastrectomy is very rare, and its clinical symptoms are easily misdiagnosed as duodenal stump leakage.