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Isolated Cecal Necrosis: Report of 2 Cases
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  • Nizar Kardoun,
  • Zied Hadrich,
  • Rahma Daoud,
  • Houssem Harbi,
  • Salah Boujelben,
  • Rafik Mzali
Nizar Kardoun
Habib Bourguiba Hospital
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Zied Hadrich
University of Sfax Faculty of Medecine of Sfax
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Rahma Daoud
Habib Bourguiba Hospital
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Houssem Harbi
Habib Bourguiba Hospital
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Salah Boujelben
Habib Bourguiba Hospital
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Rafik Mzali
Habib Bourguiba Hospital
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Abstract

Isolated cecal necrosis is a rare variant of ischemic colitis which typically simulates the presentation of acute appendicitis. The elderly population is the most affected. We report 2 cases of isolated caecal necrosis, which were preoperatively diagnosed, in 2 female patients with a history of hypertension and renal failure.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

02 May 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
04 May 2021Submission Checks Completed
04 May 2021Assigned to Editor
14 May 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
16 May 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
24 May 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
31 May 20211st Revision Received
03 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
03 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
03 Jun 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Jun 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
14 Jun 20212nd Revision Received
14 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
14 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
14 Jun 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
20 Jun 2021Editorial Decision: Accept