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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Southern Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 1991|
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