Left-sided appendicitis due to situs inversus totalis

Yuki Otsuka, Ruiko Hayashi, Shinichi Urano, Akihide Yashima, Yasuo Nanba, Fumio Otsuka

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Situs inversus may mimic the pain localization of acute abdomen. In patients with acute abdomen, especially elderly patients who are medically healthy, physicians should cautiously diagnose the etiology of acute abdomen in combination with imaging studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1791-1792
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021


  • appendicitis
  • diagnosis
  • image
  • situs inversus totalis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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