oa South African Medical Journal - A case of acute appendicitis associated with a previously undiagnosed urachal cyst

Volume 30, Issue 51
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The acute abdomen is a 'Temple of Surprise', and it has been said that the potential appendicectomist should be prepared to cope with any acute abdominal emergency and should have in his repertoire the knowledge and experience of such major procedures as gastrectomy, cholecystectomy, resection of bowel and hysterectomy.

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