Anil Khetarpal, DR. KHETARPAL HOSPITAL, BALI NAGAR, NEW DELHI, INDIA
A Previously healthy, young male presented to the hospital with complaints of excruciating lower abdominal pain with nausea, vomiting. Diagnosed to be suffering from appendicitis. Patient was subjected to Laparoscopic appendectomy, which remained uncomplicated. Patient discharged after 48 hours of hospital stay over intravenous antibiotics. After 8 days, patient presented again to the hospital with difficulty in breathing and diffuse chest pain. Diagnosed to be suffering from Pneumothorax ( right sided). Intercostal Chest tube placement along with supportive treatment. After 4 days, patient recovered completely and was discharged with follow up advice. On routine consultations, patient did not develop any further complications and his clinical status remained satisfactory.
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 77603
Program Number: P069
Presentation Session: Poster (Non CME)
Presentation Type: Poster