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Retained faecalith following laparoscopic appendectomy
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  • Yegi Kim,
  • Joseph Kong,
  • Evan Williams,
  • Satish Warrier
Yegi Kim
Peninsula Health
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Joseph Kong
Alfred Health
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Evan Williams
Alfred Health
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Satish Warrier
Alfred Health
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Abstract

There have been a few case studies showing intra-abdominal abscesses due to retained faecalith post laparoscopic appendectomy. A 29 years-old woman presented with right lateral abdominal wall and pelvic collection due to retained faecalith post interval laparoscopic appendectomy for perforated appendicitis. She underwent exploration for faecalith retrieval successful outcome.

Peer review status:POSTED

25 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
26 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
26 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed