Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 199--201

Congenital absence of appendix: A Surgeon«SQ»s dilemma during surgery for acute appendicitis


Bikasha Bihary Tripathy 
 Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Bikasha Bihary Tripathy
HIG 65, K 6, Kalinga Vihar, P.O. Patrapada, Bhubaneswar, Khurda, Odisha
India

Congenital absence of the vermiform appendix is very rare in human beings with a reported incidence of 1 in 100,000 cases. Here, we report an incidence of a surgeon«SQ»s dilemma to detect such a rare finding during surgery for a diagnosed case of acute appendicitis.


How to cite this article:
Tripathy BB. Congenital absence of appendix: A Surgeon's dilemma during surgery for acute appendicitis.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2016;21:199-201


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Tripathy BB. Congenital absence of appendix: A Surgeon's dilemma during surgery for acute appendicitis. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Jun 4 ];21:199-201
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