Duplication of Vermiform Appendix
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Abstract
The vermiform appendix is a tubular, narrow, worm-shaped part of the alimentary canal that lies near the ileocecal junction and communicates with the caecum. Duplication of the vermiform appendix is rare, with a reported incidence of 0.004 %. Till now, fewer than 100 cases have been reported. We present a case of an 8-year-old male child with duplex appendix who presented to the emergency department of our institution with features of acute appendicitis.

Case :
We present a case of an 8-year-old male child who presented to the emergency department of our institution with chief complaints of pain in the peri-umbilical region which shifted to the RIF for 2 days. There was also history of nausea, vomiting, and anorexia. On examination, the pulse rate was 104 beats per minute and temperature was normal......

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4848226/
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