Health  Vol.3 No.2 , February 2011
Delayed treatment of appendectomy that causes systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a rare complication
When acute appendicitis is present and lately treated, further complications will occur against patients. This case report describes an unusual presentation of acute appendicitis in a young patient and demonstrates a unique late compli- cation of perforated appendicitis. A 15 year old female acute appendicitis patient had lapara- tomy accompanied systemic inflammatory re- sponse syndrome (SIRS) symptoms. After treatment of 6 days in the intensive care unit (ICU), the patient was healed. We emphasize the importance of early treatment for acute appen- dicitis and septic complications.

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nullSaracoglu, A. , Saracoglu, K. , Aylu, B. and Fidan, V. (2011) Delayed treatment of appendectomy that causes systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a rare complication. Health, 3, 116-117. doi: 10.4236/health.2011.32021.
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