Case Rep Surg 2017 27;2017:9409281. Epub 2017 Apr 27.
Surgical Department, The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, UK.
We present the case of an 81-year-old man with a known appendicular mucocele who presented to the emergency department with acute abdominal pain. A CT scan showed a change in orientation of the previously seen ovoid mass with surrounding fat stranding suggesting torsion. An emergency laparotomy with appendicectomy and resection of the caecal pole was performed. Read More