A clinicopathological review of 324 appendices removed for acute appendicitis in Durban, South Africa: a retrospective analysis.

@article{Chamisa2009ACR,
  title={A clinicopathological review of 324 appendices removed for acute appendicitis in Durban, South Africa: a retrospective analysis.},
  author={Inchien Chamisa},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  year={2009},
  volume={91 8},
  pages={688-92}
}
INTRODUCTION Acute appendicitis remains a common surgical condition and the importance of specific elements in the clinical diagnosis remain controversial. A variety of neoplastic and inflammatory conditions mimic acute appendicitis. The purpose of this study was to determine the presenting pattern of acute appendicitis and to review the pathological diagnosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS This is a retrospective analysis of 324 patients who had appendicectomy for acute appendicitis at Prince… CONTINUE READING