Delayed treatment of appendectomy that causes systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a rare complication
Ayten Saracoglu, Kemal Tolga Saracoglu, Belkis Aylu, Vural Fidan
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DOI: 10.4236/health.2011.32021   PDF   HTML     5,054 Downloads   9,599 Views  

Abstract

When acute appendicitis is present and lately treated, further complications will occur against patients. This case report describes an unusual presentation of acute appendicitis in a young patient and demonstrates a unique late compli- cation of perforated appendicitis. A 15 year old female acute appendicitis patient had lapara- tomy accompanied systemic inflammatory re- sponse syndrome (SIRS) symptoms. After treatment of 6 days in the intensive care unit (ICU), the patient was healed. We emphasize the importance of early treatment for acute appen- dicitis and septic complications.

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Saracoglu, A. , Saracoglu, K. , Aylu, B. and Fidan, V. (2011) Delayed treatment of appendectomy that causes systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a rare complication. Health, 3, 116-117. doi: 10.4236/health.2011.32021.

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