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A rare landmark of cecal intubation

Ahmed Chatila, Mohammad Bilal, Praveen Guturu
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Abstract

Invaginated appendices are a rare finding and a result of the appendix pulling itself into the cecum and can be caused by anatomical and pathological mechanisms. We present a case of an invaginated Appendix found during a routine colonoscopy. 


Keywords

Appendix; Colon; Anatomy

References

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Collins Dc. 71,000 Human Appendix Specimens. A Final Report, Summarizing Forty Years' Study. Am J Proctol. 1963 Dec; 14:265-81.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/ghfbb.v0i0.1491