Acute epiploic appendagitis at the tip of the appendix mimicking acute appendicitis: A rare case report with literature review
Kai Huang, Abdul Waheed, William Juan, Subhasis Misra, Cristiano Alpendre, Stephen Jones, Brandon Regional Hospital, HCA West Florida Division/USF Consortium, Brandon, FL 33511, United States
Author contributions: Huang K, Alpendre C and Jones S designed the case report, Juan W performed the literature search and informed consent; Huang K wrote the manuscript, Waheed A and Misra S revised the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Kai Huang, MD, Department of General Surgery, Brandon Regional Hospital, 119 Oakfield Dr, Brandon, FL 33511, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 8, 2019
Peer-review started: March 11, 2019
First decision: April 18, 2019
Revised: June 4, 2019
Accepted: July 27, 2019
Article in press: July 27, 2019
Published online: August 27, 2019