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July 1933

INVAGINATION OF THE APPENDICAL MUCOSA PRODUCING SYMPTOMS RESEMBLING APPENDICITIS

Author Affiliations

Assistant Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago CHICAGO

Arch Surg. 1933;27(1):75-82. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1933.01170070078004
Abstract

In one week in February, 1931, in the course of routine work, two appendixes were sectioned which showed unusual lesions, and these lesions could be linked up in an interesting way with the clinical data. Therefore, I am presenting the cases in detail.

REPORT OF CASES 

Case 1.  —Mrs. A. S., aged 20, who was first seen in the University of Chicago Clinics, on Dec. 30, 1930, complained that since a delivery five months previously, she had had pain in the lower part of the abdomen and the back almost constantly, accompanied by weakness and apparently unrelated to meals or activity. There was some tenderness low in the midline and in the lower quadrants of the abdomen. On pelvic examination the adnexa seemed to be slightly enlarged and tender. The Wassermann and Kahn tests were negative. The white cells numbered 6,200; the urine was normal. Conservative treatment was advised. When

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