Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 198984, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/198984
Case Report

Two Cases of Appendiceal Intussusception: A Rare Diagnostic Pitfall in Colonoscopy

1Department of Gastroenterology, Mohammed V Military Teaching Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
2Department of Internal Medicine, Mohammed V Military Teaching Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Received 24 January 2011; Accepted 19 February 2011

Academic Editor: Shai Friedland

Copyright © 2011 Hassan Seddik and Monsef Rabhi. 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.

Linked References

  1. A. D. Ram, C. Peckham, A. K. Akobeng, A. G. Thomas, T. J. David, and L. Patel, “Inverted appendix mistaken for a polyp during colonoscopy and leading to intussusception,” Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 203–204, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  2. J. McKidd, “Case of invagination of cecum and appendix,” Edinburgh Medical Journal, no. 4, p. 793, 1858. View at Google Scholar
  3. D. C. Collins, “Seventy-one thousand human appendix specimens: a final report, summarizing forty years of study,” American Journal Proctology, no. 14, pp. 365–381, 1963. View at Google Scholar
  4. S. Tăban, A. Dema, D. Lazăr, I. Sporea, E. Lazăr, and M. Cornianu, “An unusual “tumor” of the cecum: the inverted appendiceal stump,” Romanian journal of Morphology and Embryology, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 193–196, 2006. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. L. T. Uradomo and P. E. Darwin, “Evaluation of subepithelial abnormalities of the appendix by endoscopic ultrasound,” Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy, vol. 2009, Article ID 295379, 5 pages, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  6. S. Ijaz, S. Lidder, W. Mohamid, M. Carter, and H. Thompson, “Intussusception of the appendix secondary to endometriosis: a case report,” Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol. 2, article 12, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  7. F. I. Khawaja, “Diseases of the appendix recognized during colonoscopy,” Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 43–52, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  8. P. V. J. Sriram, N. Soehendra, U. Seitz, and S. Schroeder, “Endoscopic appendectomy in a case of appendicular intussusception due to endometriosis, mimicking a cecal polyp,” American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 95, no. 6, pp. 1594–1596, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. T. Mizukami, I. Hiroyuki, and T. Hibi, “Anchor clip technique helps in easy prevention of post-polypectomy hemorrhage of large colonic polyps,” Digestive Endoscopy, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 366–369, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  10. C. Luigiano, F. Ferrara, S. Ghersi et al., “Endoclip-assisted resection of large pedunculated colorectal polyps: technical aspects and outcome,” Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 1726–1731, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus