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Typhlitis with clinical presentation mimicking appendicitis
  1. Richard Kuo,
  2. Chin-Yin Sheu,
  3. Fei-Shih Yang
  1. Department of Radiology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Chin-Yin Sheu
 Department of Radiology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, 92, Section 2, Chungshan North Road, Taipei, Taiwan; kuorichardkuo{at}yahoo.com.tw

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A 62-year-old woman presented with diffuse persistent low abdominal pain with fever (38.8°C). She had acute myelogenous leukaemia and had received her first course of consolidation chemotherapy 1 week previously. The physical examination found severe right lower quadrant tenderness with rebounding pain. Blood analysis …

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