South African Journal of Surgery
On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
Print version ISSN 0038-2361
HEETUN, M et al. A tale of two appendices - an unexpected finding. S. Afr. j. surg. [online]. 2013, vol.51, n.1, pp.32-34. ISSN 2078-5151.
Anomalies of the appendix are uncommon and are usually discovered incidentally during surgery for appendicitis. We present a rare case of appendiceal duplication, which can have serious consequences if overlooked during an operation.