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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 789397, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/789397
Case Report

An Unusual Cause of Right Lower Quadrant Pain: The Caecum Diverticulitis

1Department of General Surgery, Medical School, University of Balıkesir, 10145 Balıkesir, Turkey
2Department of General Surgery, Trabzon Numune Training and Research Hospital, 61040 Trabzon, Turkey
3Department of General Surgery, Medical School, University of Bozok, 66900 Yozgat, Turkey
4Department of General Surgery, Mengucek Gazi Training and Research Hospital, Erzincan University, 24100 Erzincan, Turkey
5Pathology Department, Mus State Hospital, 49000 Mus, Turkey

Received 5 October 2011; Accepted 13 November 2011

Academic Editor: M. Rangarajan

Copyright © 2012 Murat Yildar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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