Left-sided appendicitis due to situs inversus totalis

Yuki Otsuka, Ruiko Hayashi, Shinichi Urano, Akihide Yashima, Yasuo Nanba, Fumio Otsuka

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Abstract

Situs inversus may mimic the pain localization of acute abdomen. In patients with acute abdomen, especially elderly patients who are medically healthy, physicians should cautiously diagnose the etiology of acute abdomen in combination with imaging studies.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Case Reports
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2021

Keywords

  • appendicitis
  • diagnosis
  • image
  • situs inversus totalis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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