Death caused by appendicular knotting and small-bowel strangulation in a child: A case report and review.

@article{Zorro2018DeathCB,
  title={Death caused by appendicular knotting and small-bowel strangulation in a child: A case report and review.},
  author={Andres Rodriguez Zorro and Jairo Hernando Vivas Diaz},
  journal={Medicine, science, and the law},
  year={2018},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={115-118}
}
Acute appendicitis is one of the most common surgical emergencies in paediatrics. However, acute appendicitis in early infancy is an uncommon condition. Furthermore, strangulation of the small intestine through appendicular knotting is described as very unusual in the literature and is generally not well-diagnosed in the clinical context. This article… CONTINUE READING