Left-sided appendicitis: review of 95 published cases and a case report.

@article{Akbulut2010LeftsidedAR,
  title={Left-sided appendicitis: review of 95 published cases and a case report.},
  author={Sami Akbulut and A. Ulku and Ayhan Senol and Mahmut Taş and Yusuf Yağmur},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 44},
  pages={
          5598-602
        }
}
AIM To give an overview of the literature on left-sided acute appendicitis (LSAA) associated with situs inversus totalis (SIT) and midgut malrotation (MM). METHODS We present a new case of LSAA with SIT and a literature review of studies published in the English language on LSAA, accessed via PubMed and Google Scholar databases. RESULTS Ninety-five published cases of LSAA were evaluated and a 25-year-old female, who presented to our clinic with left lower abdominal pain caused by LSAA, is… CONTINUE READING
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