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Table 4 Complications of early appendectomy for appendicular mass

From: Early appendectomy for appendicular mass: operative findings and outcome in 220 children—a developing country perspective

Complications Open appendectomy Laparoscopic appendectomy Total numbers %
Wound infection
 Without dehiscence 10 2 12 5.45
 With dehiscence 25 0 25 11.36
 Burst abdomen 5 0 5 2.27
Post-operative adhesions 2 0 2 0.91
Respiratory tract infection 2 0 2 0.91
Fecal fistula 1 0 1 0.45
Total 45 2 47 21.36