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A rare cause of acute abdominal pain: Situs inversus totalis and acute appendicitis [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2010; 25(4): 182-184 | DOI: 10.5222/J.GOZTEPETRH.2010.182  

A rare cause of acute abdominal pain: Situs inversus totalis and acute appendicitis

Firdevs İkbal Güçer1, Begümhan Baysal1, Meltem Çağlar2, Ahmet Baş2, İhsan Kuru1
1Goztepe Training and Research Hospital Clinical Radiology, Istanbul
2Goztepe Training and Research Hospital, Pediatric Surgery, Istanbul

Abdominal pain one of the most common complaints of patients presenting to the emergency department. Patients whose applying with abdominal pain, appendicitis is the most common surgical disorder. Appendicitis present with left lower quadrant pain may result in false-negative diagnosis. Left sided appendicitis occurs in association with intestinal malrotation and situs inversus. We describe a rare case of left sided appendicitis with situs inversus totalis.

Keywords: Acute appendicitis, situs inversus totalis


Nadir bir akut karın olgusu: Situs inversus totalis ve akut apandisit

Firdevs İkbal Güçer1, Begümhan Baysal1, Meltem Çağlar2, Ahmet Baş2, İhsan Kuru1
1Göztepe Eğitim Araştırma Hastanesi Radyoloji Kliniği, İstanbul
2Göztepe Eğitim Araştırma Hastanesi, Çocuk Cerrahisi Kliniği,İstanbul

Anahtar Kelimeler: Akut apandisit, situs inversus totalis


Firdevs İkbal Güçer, Begümhan Baysal, Meltem Çağlar, Ahmet Baş, İhsan Kuru. A rare cause of acute abdominal pain: Situs inversus totalis and acute appendicitis. Medeniyet Med J. 2010; 25(4): 182-184

Corresponding Author: Firdevs İkbal Güçer, Türkiye


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