Report of a case mimicking the acute appendicitis; Small bowel perforation due to olive leaf

Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2023 May;29(5):644-646. doi: 10.14744/tjtes.2022.47280.


Abdominal pain is one of the most frequent causes of emergency room admissions. Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical pathology in these patients. Foreign body ingestion is a quite rare pathology that takes place in list of differential diagnosis of acute appendicitis. We presented a dry olive leaf ingestion case in this paper.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Appendicitis* / diagnosis
  • Appendicitis* / surgery
  • Foreign Bodies* / diagnosis
  • Foreign Bodies* / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Perforation* / diagnosis
  • Intestinal Perforation* / etiology
  • Intestinal Perforation* / surgery
  • Olea*
  • Plant Leaves