Haseeb Mehmood Qadri, Aroosa Zia, Fahad Qayyum, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Kareem Ullah, Saeed Mahmood.
Appendico-cutaneous fistula - a case report with a review of the literature.
Biomedica Jan ;38(1):7-9.
Acute appendicitis is one of the most common surgical emergencies. The clinical diagnosis augmented with the laboratory and radiology reports qualifies the patient for appendectomy. Mistreated patients in emergency, during the acute episode, sometimes present with a mass in the right iliac fossa with adhesions of the omentum and associated peritonitis. Appendico-cutaneous fistula is an uncommon presentation of appendicitis. It may present as a sinus with discharge. We report a case of a young female who presented with appendico-cutaneous fistula.
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