Horseshoe anomaly of the appendix: a previously undescribed entity

Surgery. 1989 Sep;106(3):563-6.


Anomalies of the appendix are extremely rare. The case presented here has not been previously described and is that of a "horseshoe" appendix in a 33-year-old man with sigmoid diverticulitis. This appendiceal variant cannot be classified into any of the existing categories of appendiceal anomalies.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Appendix / abnormalities*
  • Humans
  • Male