A bizarre foreign body in the appendix: A case report.


Foreign bodies are rare causes of appendicitis and, in most cases, ingested foreign bodies pass through the alimentary tract asymptomatically. However, ingested foreign bodies may sometimes remain silent within the appendix for many years without an inflammatory response. Despite the fact that cases of foreign-body-induced appendicitis have been documented… (More)
DOI: 10.4240/wjgs.v5.i6.195



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@article{Antonacci2013ABF, title={A bizarre foreign body in the appendix: A case report.}, author={Nicola Antonacci and Marcello Labombarda and Claudio Ricci and Salvatore Buscemi and Riccardo Casadei and Francesco Minni}, journal={World journal of gastrointestinal surgery}, year={2013}, volume={5 6}, pages={195-8} }