Taeniasis Caused Appendicitis Without Local Tenderness: a Rare Case

Authors

  • Mohammadreza Hafezi-Ahmadi Ilam University of Medical Sciences
  • Hamidreza Seifmanesh Ilam University of Medical Sciences

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2015/hc.v6i4.417

Keywords:

Appendicitis, Taenia, Infection, Acute Emergency

Abstract

A case is herein presented with atypical features of appendicitis found to have a parasitic infection (taeniasis) suspected to have been causally involved in the appendiceal disease as suggested by the histopathological findings obtained at appendectomy.

Author Biographies

Mohammadreza Hafezi-Ahmadi, Ilam University of Medical Sciences

Pathology

Hamidreza Seifmanesh, Ilam University of Medical Sciences

Department of surgery

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Published

2011-09-30

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