Clinical characteristics of 12 cases of appendiceal diverticulitis: a comparison with 378 cases of acute appendicitis

@article{Yamana2012ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of 12 cases of appendiceal diverticulitis: a comparison with 378 cases of acute appendicitis},
  author={Ippei Yamana and Shunji Kawamoto and Kazuo Inada and Shuji Nagao and Takahisa Yoshida and Yuichi Yamashita},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={363-367}
}
Previous authors have suggested that a diverticulum of the vermiform appendix has a higher risk of perforation than acute appendicitis. Therefore, this study compared appendiceal diverticulitis with acute appendicitis to explain the characteristics of appendiceal diverticulitis. Data for this study came from a retrospective analysis at the Department of Surgery at Fukuoka Tokushukai Hospital from January 2005 to June 2008. Twelve cases of appendiceal diverticulitis and 378 cases of acute… CONTINUE READING
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