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Left-sided acute appendicitis with intestinal malrotation

Takuro Kamiyama, Fumito Fujiyoshi, Hiroyuki Hamada, Masayuki Nakajo, Osamu Harada, Yusei Haraguchi
Radiation Medicine 2005, 23 (2): 125-7
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Intestinal malrotation is a rare anomaly of rotation and fixation of the midgut. Left-sided appendicitis occurs in association with two types of congenital anomalies, situs inversus and intestinal malrotation. We describe a rare case of left-sided acute appendicitis with intestinal malrotation in a 14-year-old boy, in which computed tomography (CT) was useful for a preoperative diagnosis.

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