Journal of Clinical Gynecology and Obstetrics, ISSN 1927-1271 print, 1927-128X online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 9, Number 4, December 2020, pages 119-123

Appendicitis in COVID-19-Positive Patient in Postpartum Period: Differential Diagnosis Dilemma


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Chest X-ray.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Free fluid in Morrison’s pouch (arrow).
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Formation in recto-uterine pouch (arrow).


Table 1. Laboratory Analysis
At admissionDay 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5At discharge
Ne: neutrophil number; Ly: lymphocyte number; Mo: monocyte number; PLT: platelets; CRP: C-reactive protein; LDH: lactate dehydrogenase; ALT: alanine transaminase; AST: aspartate aminotransferase.
WBC (109/L)5.36.915.519.614.915.56.1
  Ne (109/L)3.03.21316.2211.62114.21
  Ly (109/L)1.762.01.471.760.741.71.25
  Mo (109/L)
RBC (1012/L)
Hemoglobin (g/L)978976708595110
PLT (109/L)499372479520555632747
CRP (mg/L)78.371.3359.6169.478.352.411.1
Procalcitonin (ng/mL)0.480.344.
Ferritin (ng/mL)33851031261018734
LDH (U/L)196169162138209232174
D dimer (mg/L)4.142.344.51
ALT (U/L)162128182843156
AST (U/L)31141812367482
Urea (mmol/L)
Creatinine (µmol/L)76636267577267