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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 163-166

Appendectomy challenge if there is not neutrophil!

1 Department of Hematology, Pamukkale University Faculty of Medicine, Denizli, Turkey
2 Department of General Surgery, Pamukkale University Faculty of Medicine, Denizli, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Basak Unver Koluman
Department of Hematology, Medical Faculty of Pamukkale University, Çamlaralti Mah. Kalp Merkezi No: 7 PK: 20070, Kinikli
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DOI: 10.4103/joah.joah_193_20

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Acute appendicitis is a rare gastrointestinal condition in neutropenic acute leukemia patients. Urgent surgery as appendectomy in these neutropenic patients is a procedure with risks of morbidity and mortality. We report a rare presentation of a neutropenic acute leukemia patient with acute appendicitis operated urgently without any complications.

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