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JJ Khoo, MSA Ismail, CC Tiu
Correspondence: Dr Khoo Joon Joon, email@example.com
While endometriosis is fairly common, endometriosis of the appendix is a very rare occurrence. Correct pre-operative diagnosis is uncommon and definitive diagnosis is established by histology of the appendix. We present a case of endometriosis of the appendix that manifested as acute appendicitis in a 40-year-old woman.
Keywords: acute appendicitis, appendix, endometriosis
Singapore Med J 2004; 45(9): 435-436