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Appendicitis Following Appendectomy

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Rarely a patient who has had an appendectomy will present with recurrent appendicitis. This can be a diagnostic challenge (and would probably be missed by most computer-based diagnostic systems).

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