October 1971

Intussusception of the Appendix With Endometriosis Presenting as a Cecal Tumor

Author Affiliations

Albuquerque, NM
From the Lovelace Clinic, Albuquerque, NM. Dr. Schmidt is now at Nix Professional Building, San Antonio, Tex.

Arch Surg. 1971;103(4):515-517. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1971.01350100113022

A case of asymptomatic intussusception of the appendix in a patient was associated with endometriosis. This abnormality should be remembered in all cases of right lower quadrant pain, in the differential diagnosis of roentgenologic filling defects of the cecum, and as a precipitating cause of compound intussusception.