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Basavapatna Ramakrishnaiah Sathyakrishna, Suryanarayan Giridhar Boggaram, Nagamalleswara Rao Jannu
Right iliac fossa (RIF) pain is the most common presenting complaint in the general surgical ward. Though there are several causes for the RIF pain, acute appendicitis is the first and common diagnosis. Here we present one of the rare differential diagnoses of RIF pain in a young female patient with one month history of intermittent right lower abdominal pain. Patient's symptoms and clinical findings indicated acute appendicitis, though ultrasonography didn't show any significant abnormality. Through diagnostic laparoscopy we found that there was torsion of anterior abdominal wall parietal peritoneal pedunculated lipoma located in RIF region...
August 2014: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
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