We present the case of an 83-year-old patient who had no significant medical history. A screening colonoscopy had been performed three 3 hours before onset of pain in the right iliac fossa. Twelve hours later, the patient to the emergency department. Physicians suspected that the pain was a complication related to colonoscopy and ordered an abdominal CT scan which showed tomographic signs of appendicitis. A laparoscopic appen-dectomy was performed and removed a perforated cecal appendix without complications.
|Translated title of the contribution||Post-colonoscopy appendicitis: Case report and literature review|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia|
|State||Published - Mar 27 2020|
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