Twin pregnancy complicated with acute appendicitis and cholecystitis in the same gestational period.

Research paper by Ahmet A Başaran, Gürkan G Bozdağ, A Tarik AT Aksu, Ozgür O Deren

Indexed on: 09 Feb '07Published on: 09 Feb '07Published in: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics


Acute appendicitis and symptomatic biliary stones are the most common indications for non-obstetrical surgical procedures during pregnancy. However, combination of these two clinical presentations in the same gestational period is anecdotal.A 30-year-old twin pregnant patient complicated with acute appendicitis followed by cholecystitis was reported with poor fetal outcomes.Despite appropriate management when two conditions, appendicitis and cholecystitis, occur in the same gestational period one after another complications might become inevitable.