Therefore, there is a need to include a new term in anatomical terminology, "umbilical spinous line", which would serve as a morphological referent for location on the given line, a specific point of auscultation of the vermiform appendix
known from years ago by the eponym of McBurney's point.
Regional and Systemic Cytokine responses to acute inflammation of the vermiform appendix
Position and susceptibility to inflamma-tion of vermiform appendix
in Accra, Ghana.
In their classic work The Vermiform Appendix
and its Diseases (2) Kelly and Hurdon examined 54 human embryos to explain the origin and development of the appendix.
Experiences with early operative interference in cases of disease of the vermiform appendix
A case report of torsion of an unusually large vermiform appendix
KEY WORDS: Vermiform appendix
, Position, Retrocaecal appendix.
Endometriosis of the vermiform appendix
presenting as a tumor.
Histopathology of the Vermiform appendix
confrimed it was a goblet cell carcinoid.
Introduction: An anomalous origin of the vermiform appendix
is an extremely rare anatomical condition.
16,20,25 The vermiform appendix
of the elderly patient develops vascular sclerosis, narrowing of the lumen by fibrosis, the muscular layer is infiltrated with fat and there is a structural weakness with tendency towards early perforation.
Appendicular mucocele is a cystic dilatation of the lumen of the vermiform appendix