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Midgut malrotation presenting with left-sided acute appendicitis and CT inversion sign

Emrah Çağlar, Bilgin Arıbaş, Ramazan Tiken, Suat Keskin
BMJ Case Reports 2014 March 28, 2014
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In patients presenting with abdominal pain, appendicitis is the most common surgical disorder. Appendicitis causing pain in the left lower quadrant is extremely rare and can occur with congenital abnormalities that include true left-sided appendix or as an atypical presentation of right-sided long appendix, which projects into the left lower quadrant. We report a case of a 69-year-old man showing midgut malrotation with acute appendicitis presenting as left lower quadrant abdominal pain.

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