Original Article

Year: 2019 | Month: June | Volume 6 | Issue 1

Torsion of Appendix Epiploicae as a Cause of Abdominal Pain in Postpartum Period – A Rare Case Report

Rahul Singh Pooja Singh
DOI:10.30954/IJDMS.1.2019.5

Aim:

Torsion of an epiploic appendix is a little or difficult to diagnose initially is a rare surgical entity which is capable of mimicking different pathologies. Less than 200 cases of torsion of appendices epiploicae have been reported in literature. Till date, none in my knowledge has been in postpartum period. We report the first case in gynecological literature of a normal delivery being complicated by this rare entity. We present our experience in a 38-year-old pregnant female patient.

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