Laparoscopic Treatment of Vermiform Appendix Torsion

Ioannis Valioulis, Irene Papageorgiou, Vasileios Simaioforidis, Dimitrios Sfougaris


Torsion of the vermiform appendix is an uncommon entity in the differential diagnosis of acute appendicitis in children. A 4-year-old child admitted with signs and symptoms of acute appendicitis. At laparoscopy, torsion of the vermiform appendix was found and the appendix was removed laparoscopically. No complications occurred during the postoperative period.


Appendix torsion; Laparoscopy; Children

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