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August 1992

The 'Absent' Appendix

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Hørsholm (Denmark) Hospital.

Arch Surg. 1992;127(8):992. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1992.01420080126022

• During an operation for suspected appendicitis, the surgeon concluded that the appendix was absent. The causes of this situation are presented and a guide to its management is suggested.

(Arch Surg. 1992;127:992)