Recurrent abdominal pain due to chronic appendiceal disease

J. D. Seidman, Dana Andersen, S. Ulrich, G. R. Hoy, B. Chun

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Abstract

Recurrent appendicitis and chronic appendicitis are the subjects of much controversy, but longstanding inflammation of the appendix and surrounding tissues has been reported in rare instances. We have described two patients, both with recurrent episodes of abdominal pain, who subsequently were shown to have chronic appendiceal disease. Appendiceal disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis in patients with recurrent abdominal pain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)913-916
Number of pages4
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Volume84
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

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Seidman, J. D., Andersen, D., Ulrich, S., Hoy, G. R., & Chun, B. (1991). Recurrent abdominal pain due to chronic appendiceal disease. Southern Medical Journal, 84(7), 913-916.