oa South African Medical Journal - A case of acute appendicitis associated with a previously undiagnosed urachal cyst
|Article Title||A case of acute appendicitis associated with a previously undiagnosed urachal cyst|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Surgical Registrar, Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Dec 1956|
|Pages||1217 - 1218|
|Keyword(s)||Acute appendicitis, Anatomy, Case report, Paediatrics, Surgery and Undiagnosed urachal cyst|
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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