Case report| Volume 89, ISSUE 3, P705-706, March 1955

Acute appendicitis from gunshot trauma

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        1. The difficulty of establishing a causal relationship between trauma and acute appendicitis is discussed and the pertinent literature is briefly reviewed.
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        2. A case of early acute appendicitis resulting from indirect trauma (gunshot wound injuring the cecum but not the appendix) is presented.
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