OJOTS  Vol.4 No.4 , November 2014
Acute Appendicitis after Liver Transplant: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Abstract: Acute appendicitis is rare in the postoperative period of liver transplantation; only 23 cases were described in the literature to date, including late and immediate postoperative. Our case reports a patient who was presented with acute appendicitis in the immediate post-transplant and died in the subsequent postoperative period. The article reviews the available literature and all cases known until now, commenting on incidence, casual factors, symptoms, diagnostic and management.
Cite this paper: Andrade, R. , Pires, R. , Silva, R. , Mello, F. , Sousa, C. , Basto, S. and Fernandes, E. (2014) Acute Appendicitis after Liver Transplant: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Open Journal of Organ Transplant Surgery, 4, 29-32. doi: 10.4236/ojots.2014.44005.

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