1The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nigeria 2Oko Community Hospital, Nigeria
*Corresponding author: Wilson Onuigbo, The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission: March 8, 2018; Published: March 15, 2018
ISSN: 2577-1922 Volume1 Issue4
The presentation of amoebiasis as acute appendicitis is a rarity. In recent years, case reports of this phenomenon appeared in the literature from countries as far apart as Japan, India, Egypt, and Kuwait. Therefore, this paper reports a Nigerian case whose age was typical.
Keywords: Appendix; Appendicitis; Amoeba; Nigeria