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Enterobius infestation in suspected appendicitis
  1. A Harris,
  2. M Muttalib
  1. Department of Surgery, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  1. Dr A Harris, Department of Surgery, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK; a.harris{at}doctors.org.uk

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A 16-year-old woman presented with symptoms and signs suggesting appendicitis.

At laparoscopy, the appendix was mildly inflamed and was excised. Multiple small, medusa-like projections were seen at the appendix stump (fig 1), suggesting worm infestation. A decision …

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